• Suicide Prevention Information and Resources


Immediate Help and Support

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

    Text or Call 988 to be connected to a crisis counselor
    The line will provide immediate support and referrals for suicidal thoughts, anxiety, depression, child and domestic abuse, substance abuse, eating disorders, human trafficking and more.
    The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support.


    Mobile Crisis Unit Hotline


    Mobile Crisis provides a 24-hour crisis response system for individuals experiencing a behavioral health crisis. The program provides assessments, triage, and access to appropriate levels of care.  
    Helen Ross McNabb Family Walk-in Center 
    Hours 8am-8pm daily
    Children and adolescents aged 17 or younger
    (865) 257-9982
    5646 Merchants Center Blvd
    Knoxville, TN 37912
    Available Services:
    1. Assessment and Evaluation
    2. Outpatient Therapy
    3. Comprehensive Child and Family Treatment (CCFT)
    4. Medication Services

Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Organizations and Resources

  • Mental Health Association of East Tennessee 
    The Mental Health Association of East Tennessee is a 501 (C)3 non profit organization dedicated to educating the community about mental health issues.
    Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network
    The Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network (TSPN) is the statewide public-private organization responsible for implementing the Tennessee Strategy for Suicide Prevention as defined by the 2001 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. 

Resources Regarding "13 Reasons Why" Netflix Series

  • Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network Recommendations for Parents and Students Regarding "13 Reasons Why" 
    National Association of School Psychologist "13 Reasons Why" Netflix Series: Considerations for Educators

Mental Health Screening Tools