Be the One Suicide Prevention Training

August 20, 2021, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm CDT


August 20, 2021

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm CDT


This training is being held virtually via MS Teams. Email the organizer to receive the link to attend.


To register for the training or to get more information about the program, please email This training is being provided virtually over Microsoft Teams.

Far too many Tennesseans die from the hopelessness that leads to suicide, and sadly, coworkers in workplaces are not exempt. The Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services would like to equip your teams and your departments with training to recognize the signs and prevent suicide in the workforce. 

Who should attend?`
This training is intended for any employee interested in the topic, and it is also a great introduction for HR staff who are interested in becoming trainers in their departments.What will you learn? There are three key components of the campaign:

  1. Provides suicide awareness and social marketing strategies by providing information regarding suicide and serves as a reminder that suicide can happen at any time to anyone
  2. Teaches participants how to recognize when someone may be thinking about suicide, how to ask the question directly and offers tips on how to develop good listening skills, which is a key component of suicide prevention
  3. Provides postvention suggestions in the event a suicide occurs to someone in the workforce