• 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

    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.
    Grief Resources
    UT College of Education - 865-974-3845 - Dr. Laura Wheat
    Grief outreach initiative for ages 6-16 when school is in session
    UT Hospice - Adult grief group - 865-544-6277 - Brenda Fletcher
    UT Veterinary Social Work - pet loss support group - 865-755-8839
    Tennova Hospice - 865-925-9130 - Pat Green - loss of parent
    Suicide Grievers - P.J. Alexander Pj4031@tds.net
    Covenant Hospice - 865-541-4500 - Katie McLaughlin
    Compassionate Friends - 865-687-2117 - Parents that have lost children of any age
    Cancer Suport Community - 865-546-4661 Kathleen Williams
  • 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.
  • 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