The Tennessee Won’t be Silent training module focuses on suicide awareness within our state. This module discusses statistics in various ages and demographics, signs of concern and risk factors, as well as resources that are available throughout the state of Tennessee. Included in this module are interviews from Tennessee Commissioner of Education, Penny Schwinn, Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, Marie Williams, Executive Director of the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network (TSPN), Misty Leitsch, The Jason Foundation’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Flatt, and The Jason Foundation’s Founder and President, Clark Flatt.
An Introduction from Governor Bill Lee
Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has been a strong supporter of #TNWontBeSilent. Watch his video message. Governor Lee also signed a Proclamation declaring September 6 - 12, 2020, as Tennessee Won't Be Silent Week.
See the Proclamation here >