Congratulations to Jessica Roberson, Information and Assistance Specialist/AAAD Disaster Preparedness Coordinator, on her recent appointment to the Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network (TSPN) Advisory Council.

“It is with great excitement that I congratulate you for your appointment to TSPN’s Advisory Council,” a letter from Marie Williams, Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (TDMHSAS), reads. “I would like to personally thank you for your dedication to suicide prevention in Tennessee, and (am) very grateful for your willingness to serve as a member of this Advisory Council.”

Roberson’s term is effective beginning Nov. 23 and expires Sept. 30, 2024.

TSPN is a statewide public-private organization and association of agencies, advocates, consumers, and professionals, including but not limited to counselors, mental health professionals, physicians, clergy, journalists, social workers, law enforcement as well as survivors and individuals with lived experience. TSPN also provides resources for suicide attempt and suicide loss survivors as well as organizations. To learn more about TSPN, visit their website at this link.