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Suicide Prevention and Crisis Support

Suicide Prevention and Crisis Support

 

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

Free and confidential support available 27/7. Call 1-800-273-8255.

 

Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network Crisis Text Line

Text “TN” to 741-741 to be connected to a crisis counselor.

 

Mobile Crisis Youth Villages – 1-866-791-9224

Mobile Crisis Services is a 24/7/365 response team for those who are experiencing a mental health emergency. Services include Mobile Crisis Services for children and youth. Call 1-866-791-9224.

 

Tennessee Statewide Crisis Phone Line – 1-855-274-7471

If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health emergency call 1-855-274-7471 to be connected to a crisis specialist.

 

Resources for the Netflix Series “13 Reasons Why”

Netflix is poised to release the second season of the controversial series “13 Reasons Why” in 2018. Here are some resources for your consideration:

 

National Association of School Psychologists: “13 Reasons Why” Considerations for Educators

https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources/school-safety-and-crisis/preventing-youth-suicide/13-reasons-why-netflix-series-considerations-for-educators

 

Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network’s Response to “13 Reasons Why”

http://images.wbbjtv.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Tennessee-Suicide-Prevention-Network-release.pdf

 

“13 Reasons Why” Talking Points

https://save.org/blog/tips-watching-new-netflix-series-13-reasons/

 

Can “13 Reasons Why” Really Trigger Suicides?

https://www.speakingofsuicide.com/2017/04/30/suicide-contagion/

 

A Parent’s Guide to Watching “13 Reasons Why”

https://www.elephantjournal.com/2017/04/a-parents-guide-to-watching-13-reasons-why/

 

13 Reasons Why NOT

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/13-reasons-why-not_us_5939adb9e4b014ae8c69dec6