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The Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network (TSPN) promotes mental health resources following the loss of Naomi Judd

Morgan Tubbs

May 5, 2022

Nashville, Tenn.— Naomi Judd was a lifetime advocate for mental health, sharing her story often through her writing and numerous speaking engagements over the years. Her courage to share her lived experience with mental health has inspired many across Tennessee and beyond, making her loss felt deeply by so many. Naomi supported numerous Tennessee-based mental […]

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NUMBER OF SUICIDES IN TENNESSEE HELD STEADY FROM 2019 TO 2020

Morgan Tubbs

December 7, 2021

The following press release was sent out statewide on October 22, 2021. NASHVILLE, Tenn.— Tennessee suicide rates and raw numbers held steady in 2020, according to the latest data from the Tennessee Department of Health’s Office of Vital Statistics. The Office of Vital Statistics reported 1,220 suicide deaths in 2020, the exact same number as […]

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Suicide Prevention Awareness Month 2021

Morgan Tubbs

June 29, 2021

Due to the rising number of COVID cases, we will be mandating masks and checking temperatures at both days of our event. Mark your calendars! Our statewide Suicide Prevention Awareness event will be held at Embassy Suites Hotel Murfreesboro (1200 Conference Center Blvd, Murfreesboro, TN 37129) on September 8 and 9, 2021. The two-day event will focus […]

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