Our services

Our vision is to provide effective prevention and intervention services, assistance, useful resources, and beneficial research regarding social and public health disparities to the Middle TN community.  With a great sense of responsibility to the community’s well-being, the organization’s intends to continue its mission to encourage those experiencing such adversities to lead healthy, productive lives.

mission & vision

The Mental Health Initiative, Inc. was organized to reduce social and public health disparities and alleviate stigmas associated with them through education, outreach, advocacy, and research.

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The content of this website is provided for general informational purposes only and is not intended as, nor should it be considered a substitute for, professional advice. Do not use the information on this website for diagnosing or treating any mental or medical condition. If you have or suspect you have a mental or medical issue, promptly contact a professional mental healthcare provider.

our Mission

  • Research studies, public health grants, and data collection contributing to the overall social well-being of others

  • Produce updated publications, resources, and information pertaining to social and public health disparities and stigma reduction

  • Facilitate and organize community-wide activities, workshops, panel discussions, presentations, professional networking events, consumer advocacy projects, and social justice campaigns

  • Develop community health programs for those experiencing social and public health disparities, encourage assistance, and reduce care resistance

  • Assistance and services such as providing psychosocial assessments, case management, consultation, and therapeutic counseling

  • Community service and outreach to bring awareness to social and public health disparities

  • Advocate for legislative changes and policy issues that may have a deleterious impact on the social well-being of communities

  • Public speaking services, presentations, and trainings for organizations, community leaders, and consumers

research

The Mental Health Initiative, Inc. conducts and develops research, initiatives, publications, and studies pertaining to social and public  health disparities in order to contribute to the overall social well-being of others.  

Long live life

Long Live Life® Nashville Youth  Initiative is a city-wide initiative integrated with a youth program focused on averting violent behaviors, reducing victimization , and preventing violent acts from reoccurring .

  • To provide quality public health services and assistance, useful resources, and beneficial research regarding disparaging social and mental adversities

  • To improve social health treatment acceptance and reduce treatment resistance

  • To effectively assist individuals affected by disparaging social and mental adversities

  • To promote holistic health in order to alleviate stigmas and stereotypes regarding disparaging social and mental adversities

  • To encourage the growth of consumer advocacy, treatment involvement, and the development of quality community health programs

  • To become a consistent and primary resource for public health information, education, and assistance

our goals

The Mental Health Initiative, Inc.’s mission is to restore hope among those who may be experiencing social or public health disparities by inspiring them to “Learn, Accept, and Recover.” We strive to encourage and inform the general public about holistic health to assist those facing such adversities with sufficient access to quality care and services within the Middle TN area. 

The Mental Health Initiative, Inc. is dedicated to reducing social and public health disparities and alleviating stigmas that are associated with them through education, outreach, advocacy, and research.  As a faith-based organization, it is our charge to use available resources, information, and research to benefit the overall well-being of others. Even more, with the right amount of enthusiasm, compassion, and support, we believe that a significant difference can be achieved in the lives of others.  

our vision