NOTICE: TDMHSAS Central Office to Temporarily Relocate Effective Dec. 17
The Central Office for the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services will be temporarily relocated to the Metro Center area of Nashville, effective Dec. 17. The mailing address will be: 601 Mainstream Drive, Nashville, TN 37243. All phone numbers, fax machines, and e-mail addresses will stay the same.
The TDMHSAS Office of Licensure, Review and Investigation is responsible for protecting Tennesseans who need mental health, developmental disability, alcohol and drug abuse, and personal support services by applying the department's licensure rules.
The Office of Licensure, Review and Investigation functions to protect the interest of tax-paying citizens against unlicensed service providers, unsafe environments, inadequate education and training of personnel, physical and mental abuse and any unscrupulous acts deemed detrimental to the treatment and general welfare of persons with mental health/developmental disabilities issues, alcohol or drug abuse problems. This also includes those in need of personal support services.
Operating out of three regional offices -one in each grand region of the state, regional staff:
To report suspected violations of licensure rules or to submit formal or general complaints about any licensed service or facility, call the number listed below for the specific region.
East Tennessee Complaint Intake Number: 1-866-777-1250
Middle Tennessee Complaint Intake Number: 1-866-797-9470
West Tennessee Complaint Intake Number : 1-866-344-0858
For Licensure Rules, click here .
For Licensure Forms, click here.
Effective December 1, 2012, TDMHSAS will no longer license facilities providing only ID/DD services. The Department of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities will assume licensure responsibility for these facilities. If your facility/agency serves both populations, MH and ID/DD, you will need to have licenses from both departments. You should receive notification from TDMHSAS Office of Licensure shortly. Please click here DIDD.Licensure@tn.gov to submit questions or concerns.
The Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS) has filed new administrative rules affecting methadone clinics and other non-residential opioid treatment facilities. To see the rules, click here.
We encourage you to visit Tennessee's Office of Small Business Advocate. The office serves as a point of contact for small businesses in Tennessee and is available to assist you regarding several of your small business needs. The Office of Small Business Advocate is located within the Comptroller of the Treasury. The mission of the Comptroller's Office is to improve the quality of life for all Tennesseans by making government work better.