Suicide Prevention

Suicide Prevention programs offer various services that provide prevention and postvention 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.

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.

National Suicide Lifeline

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.

Federal Suicide Prevention Grants

Tennessee receives federal support to reduce suicide in the form of two grants: TARGET2 and CONNECT2. Click the link to read more about the grants and the populations they touch.

Youth Suicide Prevention

The Youth and Young Adult Suicide Prevention and Mental Health Awareness program is funded by the state of Tennessee to prevent suicide and promote better mental health among Tennesseans up to 25 years of age.

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.

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.

Youth Screen Assessment

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.

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.

Survivor Resources

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.