• TSPN 2017 Campaign

    KCS partners with TSPN in it's efforts to increase awareness and prevention of suicide. Please wear your purple and grey and join the conversation by taking uplifting pictures of you and your friends...then post them on social media using #SpeakUpSaveLives17

  • Suicide Prevention Information and Resources

     

Immediate Help and Support

  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

    The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support 1-800-273-8255 
     

    Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network Crisis Text Line

    Text “TN” to 741-741 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.
     

    Mobile Crisis Unit Hotline

    865-539-2409
    Mobile Crisis Unit (MCU) 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.  

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