Talk, Listen, Connect Train the Trainer
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Did you know that working aged adults are currently one of the highest risk groups for suicide?

The Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Office of Crisis and Suicide Prevention, has developed a suicide prevention gatekeeper program focused on working aged adults.

This gatekeeper program called, TALK, LISTEN, CONNECT,  provides specific training skills for identifying a co-worker at risk for suicide and teaches specific skills on how to intervene and save a life. For interested departments and agencies a train the trainer program will be offered four times a year at no cost.

TALK, LISTEN, CONNECT is an aspect of the  Be the One Campaign.  

Upcoming Train the Trainer Dates:

January 14, 2022
March 11, 2022
May 13, 2022
June 10, 2022
October 7, 2022

All trainings are from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Central Time. 

For additional information regarding this campaign and the Train the Trainer (T4T)​ , please send inquiries to

TDMHSAS is committed to providing individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from TDMHSAS programs, activities, and services. To request reasonable accommodations or modifications, please contact at least 10 business days prior to the meeting. Requests for accommodations or modifications made after the deadline will be honored to the maximum extent feasible, but it may not be possible to fulfill them.