Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention programs offer various services that provide prevention and post-vention for those experiencing suicidal thoughts or a post suicidal crisis including family support to those who have completed suicide.


  • "Be the One" Suicide Prevention Campaign

    A campaign to prevent suicide in the workforce. Created by the Office of Crisis Services & Suicide Prevention, this training equips staff members with tools and resources to ultimately save lives.

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  • Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network

    TSPN is a statewide public-private organization and association of agencies, advocates, consumers, professionals, including but not limited to counselors, mental health professionals, physicians, clergy, journalists, social workers, law enforcement as well as survivors and attempters.

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  • National Suicide Lifeline

    STOP! THERE IS HOPE!
    Call the National Suicide Hotline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
    For more information or to chat live with a crisis counselor, please visit the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline website.

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  • TN Target Zero Suicide Initiative

    Tennessee’s Target Zero Suicide Initiative is a project to reduce suicide attempts /deaths among working-age adults ages 25-64 by developing and implementing cross-system suicide prevention strategies.

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  • Tennessee Lives Count CONNECT

    Tennessee Lives Count CONNECT is a youth suicide early prevention/intervention project that serves youth ages 10 through 24.

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  • Jason Foundation

    The Jason Foundation is dedicated to the prevention of youth suicides through curriculums that help teach how to identify the signs of suicide.

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  • African American Faith Communities Suicide Prevention Education

    Suicide prevention, education and training initiative for the African American and other faith communities, healthcare providers, service recipients and family members.

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  • Tennessee Voices for Children

    The Tennessee Voices for Children organization provides the Youth Screen assessment tool in schools and detention centers for early identification of mental health, alcohol, drug and physical health risks.

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  • Mental Health 101

    Mental Health 101 is a curriculum developed by the Mental Health Association of East Tennessee (MHAET). It provides mental health information with a focus on youth suicide prevention and resources to middle and senior high school students statewide.

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  • Suicide Depression Student Guide

    Suicide is the second-leading cause of death for people between the ages of 15 and 24. This guidebook can help students better understand suicide and depression, how to recognize warning signs in themselves or their peers, and what they can do to intervene. 

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  • Recovery After Suicide Resource

    This booklet is a guide to help you take the first steps toward recovery after your suicide attempt. The tools and stories it contains come from the experiences of others, some named, some anonymous, who have survived a suicide attempt. It is our hope that their experiences can help you keep yourself safe, develop hope, and, most importantly, remind you that you are not alone.

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