• Social/Emotional Resources

    Immediate Help and Support

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

    Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network Crisis Text Line - 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.
    Text “TN” to 741-741 to be connected to a crisis counselor

    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.
    865-539-2409

    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.
    https://www.mhaet.com

    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.
    https://www.tspn.org

    Find a Local Therapist
    https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists

    COVID-19 Resources

    Discussing COVID-19 with Children
    https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/talking-with-children.html

    Taking Care of Your Emotional Health
    https://emergency.cdc.gov/coping/selfcare.asp

    Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19
    https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/coping.html

    Talking to Your Kids about the Coronavirus
    https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/