What's New

Check out our chapter’s most recent activities and updates:

Advocacy Forum - 2014 - Washington D.C.


Recently, board members Shannon Hall & Teresa Young joined 250 advocates from all 50 states will “Took the Hill” as part of AFSP’s 2014 Advocacy Forum. Advocates and volunteers will met with members of Congress and their staff to share their personal stories, educate them about suicide prevention and mental health, and push for policies and legislation that can prevent suicide

Day on the Hill - TN Capitol


A huge thank you for the efforts of our board Co-Chair, Shannon Hall.  She coordinated a very successful "Day on the Hill" at the Tennessee State Capitol.

AFSP Leadership Conference 2014


In January, a few of our board members attended the AFSP Leadership Conference and what a great experience!  Josh Easler, Chris Hunter & Angelynn Tinsley met and worked with many AFSP leaders and chapters from all over the country.  We are excited to implement this knowledge into our local community. 

Eat Wings ~ Raise Funds ~ Buffalo Wild Wings


Thank you to Chris Hunter and Buffalo Wild Wings...and to everyone that satisfied their wing cravings at BWW on the 24th!  What a great turnout and awesome way to raise funds in our community!  A portion of food sales was donated to AFSP Middle TN on orders placed all day that day at locations all over Middle TN!  

Volunteer Commitees


Through the contribution of their time, talent, and passion, our volunteers are leading the movement to prevent suicide in local communities across the nation. 

If you are interested in serving as a volunteer for the Middle TN Chapter, please email middletn@afsp.org.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Out of the Darkness Community Walk ~ 2013


Thank you to all the volunteers and sponsors. We, raised nearly $50K and raised awareness throughout the streets of Music Row in Nashville..what a success!  



We have our biggest event of the year coming up...the Out of the Darkness Walk!...and with the growth of this event each year, we have a need for more volunteers.

Please email middletn@afsp.org to register to be a volunteer. 

1st Annual Pickin' for Prevention


Some of the biggest songwriters in country music joined together to benefit the Middle TN Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention for the 1st Annual Pickin' for Prevention Event!  The event was a huge success, with an amazing turn out!  We were so excited to raise a ton of awareness for AFSP and raise additional funds for the Chapter to support research and educational programs.

Living with BiPolar - Educational Event


Our Living with BiPolar event brought together individuals that have family members with symptoms of bipolar disorder, people that struggle personally with these symptoms and professionals that specialize in the counseling and treatment of this illness.  A video was shown and discussed, explaining the difference in depression and bipolar disorder and ways to properly diagnose and treat the illness.