This list is of known providers of particular services and resources for a particular topic. The providers on this list are from a variety of sources. This opportunity is being provided as a curtsey, for information only, and the user should understand that there are no assurances or guarantees regarding the providers. Knox Co. Schools neither endorse, approve, nor recommend any specific provider below. This list is not inclusive of all community agencies, services, or organizations that provide a particular service or offer resources. The responsibility of this is to determine whether any of the content is of value to them and whether or not the service meets their needs.
AMACHI- for students with incarcerated parents (email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-8255
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 Support Community - 865-546-4661 Kathleen Williams
- Mental Health Association of East Tennessee www.mhaet.com
- 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 tspn.org
- 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.
Stress and Coping:Big Life Journal for Podcasts and lots of free activities, families can do together.
Mindfulness and SEL Webinar
College and Career:
No one expects a young child to choose a career at an early age, but learning about occupation options helps inspire them to go after their dreams as they grow. By visiting career sites for kids, children get overviews and requirements for various professions and learn what they will need to pursue their ideal job.
What is a career? (Sesame Street video with Judge Sonia Sotomayor)
College For TN Career Town (enter career town and then click a level at the top- Need to run Adobe Player)
Wonderopolis (search job or career)
Watch these videos to learn more about Careers in our March Madness bracket:
Social Emotional Resources:
Big Life Journal for Podcasts and lots of free activities, families can do together.
Friendship and Social Skills:
Making Friends NearPod- K-2
Feelings and Anger Management:
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- Mental Health Association of East Tennessee www.mhaet.com