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Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network launches app

NASHVILLE, TN — The Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network (TSPN) has launched a TSPN application on both Apple and Android platforms. The app features warning signs and local resources as well as opportunities get involved, request a suicide prevention training, take a depression screening, and so much more. Simply search ‘TSPN’ in your application platform to download the app. Executive Director, Scott Ridgway, MS, notes his hopes for the usefulness of the apps stating, “We now have Tennessee specific suicide prevention resources in everyone’s hand. This free app will help save the lives of our Tennesseans.”

We lose three Tennesseans daily to suicide. It is now the ninth leading cause of death in Tennessee. As TSPN, its many volunteers, and the innumerable suicide prevention advocates across the state know, Tennessee is a national model with our efforts for suicide prevention.

Published June 3, 2019

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