988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States. Just dial 988.
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 LineText “TN” to 741-741 to be connected to a crisis counselorThe 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 Hotline865-539-2409Mobile 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 Resources
The Jason Foundation
The Jason Foundation, Inc. (JFI) is dedicated to the prevention of the “Silent Epidemic” of youth suicide through educational and awareness programs that equip young people, educators/youth workers and parents with the tools and resources to help identify and assist at-risk youth.
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.
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.
Resources Regarding "13 Reasons Why" Netflix Series
National Association of School Psychologists
"13 Reasons Why" Netflix Series: Considerations for Educators
TN Suicide Prevention Network
Recommendations for Parents and Students Regarding "13 Reasons Why"
Mental Health Screening Tools
MHAET Brief Screening Tools
Includes screening for adolescent depression