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AFSP Tennessee

We work to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide across the state of Tennessee. Join us and become a Lifesaver today.

About the AFSP Tennessee Chapter

The Tennessee Chapter serves all 95 counties in the Volunteer State. Our Board Chair, Brenda Williams-Denbo, as well as those who serve on the Tennessee Board of Directors are active in our communities bringing both education and awareness programs to schools and organizations, in addition to supporting those touched by the tragedy of suicide. Help us reduce the suicide rate by 20% by 2025. Together we can #StopSuicide. Learn more about Project 2025.

The grassroots work we do focuses on eliminating the loss of life from suicide by:

As a part of AFSP’s growing nationwide network of chapters, we bring together people from all backgrounds who want to prevent suicide in our communities. Families and friends who have lost someone to suicide, vulnerable individuals, mental health professionals, clergy, educators, students, community/business leaders, and many others energize our Chapter. Our Chapter work continues to grow and we welcome anyone who would like to join our fight in turning the tide on suicide statistics. Please join our fight and our mission by volunteering and supporting the Tennessee Chapter today.

Chapter contact:

Meghan Gwaltney
Area Director, Tennessee
mgwaltney@afsp.org
615-393-4742

Upcoming events

Talk Saves Lives TM

Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention is a community-based presentation that covers the general scope of suicide, the research on prevention, and what people can do to fight suicide.

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Social media messages

Find suicide prevention messages to share with your network. Click to Tweet or copy to share on your other favorite social media network.

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International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

Each year, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention supports hundreds of large and small events around the world, in which survivors of suicide loss come together to find connection, understanding, and hope through their shared experience.

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