Nashville, January 11 , 2013: Senator Randy McNally (R-Oak Ridge / District 5) was bestowed the Legislative Victory Award by the Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations (TAMHO). McNally received the award for his outstanding leadership provided in the 107th General Assembly and his support of critical State funding to preserve essential behavioral health services for Tennessee’s children and adults.
“I am honored to receive this distinguished award from TAMHO. I will continue to promote and advance legislation to protect behavioral health,” said McNally.
“We are very pleased that Senator McNally distinguished himself as an advocate for behavioral health,” said Ellyn Wilbur, Executive Director of the Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations (TAMHO). “He has continued to support funding for critical services to those in need and we are happy to recognize his efforts with this Award.”
Celebrating over 50 years of service, the Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations (TAMHO) is a statewide trade association representing Community Mental Health Centers (CMHCs) and other not-for-profit corporations providing behavioral health services in Tennessee. These organizations continue to meet the needs of Tennesseans, from all age groups and socioeconomic levels, with a mental illness or substance abuse disorder. The TAMHO member organizations have been the virtual cornerstone of the community-based behavioral health system throughout the state since the 1950s and today serve as the primary provider network for the TennCare Program.
For more information about TAMHO, please visit their website at www.tamho.org.