Mandi Ryan is Vice President of Healthcare Integration for Centerstone, a nonprofit health system specializing in mental health and substance use disorder services. She is the Health Link Administrator, which provides Health Home services by promoting whole-person care coordination, health promotion, and wellness coaching to adults, children, and adolescents across all of the organization’s twenty-one outpatient clinics throughout Tennessee.
She has served as the Project Director for two Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) Primary and Behavioral Health Care Integration (PBHCI) grants, which provide Health Home services to adult clients in Nashville and Clarksville, resulting in improved mental and physical health outcomes. She serves as the Clinical Director for a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) Minority AIDS Initiative: Service Integration (MAI-SI) grant, which provides HIV prevention services. She is also the Project Director for a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) Targeted Capacity Expansion-HIV Program (TCE-HIV) grant, which provides substance use disorder treatment and HIV prevention services.
Under her leadership, Centerstone became one of the first providers to receive accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) as a Behavioral Health Home for children and adults in May 2015 in four of the organization’s outpatient clinic and in May 2016, received Health Home accreditation in all of the organization’s outpatient clinics throughout Tennessee.
Ryan has more than fifteen years of experience in nursing, behavioral health, primary care and integrated services. She received her master’s degree in nursing leadership and administration from Walden University and her bachelor’s degree in biology from Ouachita University. She enjoys spending time with her family and readin
In the News
- Nashville Public Radio – How TennCare Hopes to Save Money Treating Mind and Body of Vulnerable Patients
- NPR – Coordinating Care of Mind and Body Might Help Medicaid Save Money and Lives
- Behavioral Healthcare Executive – What Works: Centerstone improves outcomes through health home model
- The Tennessean – Centerstone takes comprehensive approach to health care
- Healthy Nashville Leadership Council