Warning Signs and Symptoms

    Suicide Prevention
  • Hopelessness
  • Rage, uncontrolled anger, seeking revenge
  • Acting reckless or engaging in risky activities, seemingly without thinking
  • Feeling trapped-as if there is no way out
  • Increased alcohol or drug use
  • Withdrawing from friends, family and society
  • Anxiety, agitation, inability to sleep or sleeping all of the time
  • Dramatic mood changes
  • Expressing no reason for living; no sense of purpose in life



  • On average, one suicide occurs every 13 minutes
  • Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death for all Americans
  • Suicide is the second leading cause of death for young people aged 15-24; the number one cause is accidents
  • Among college students 1 out of 10 have considered suicide
  • Suicide is the second leading cause of death among college students
  • More people die from suicide than from homicide (suicide ranks as the 10th leading cause of death; homicide ranks 17th)
  • Statistics found at http://www.sprc.org and http://www.cdc.gov as of 2014 in the United States

If you still have questions please contact Student Health and Counseling Services at (731) 881-7750.


Submit a Hawk Alert

Click Here to Submit a Hawk Alert


Emergency and Crisis

Emergency | 911

UTM Department of Public Safety | (731) 881-7777

UTM SHCS Mental Health Crisis Line | (731) 881-7743

Crisis Text Line | Text 'TN' to 741741 to begin texting

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline | 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

LGBTQ TrevorLifeline | 1-866-488-7386

Pathways Crisis (Tennessee) | 1-800-372-0693


Local Resources

UTM Student Health and Counseling Services | (731) 881-7750
Lee Street, Martin, TN

Carey Counseling | (731) 480-0011
Hannings Ln, Martin, TN

New Perspectives | (731) 587-3545
Hawks Rd, Martin, TN

Pathways |(731) 885-9333
Mt Zion Rd, Union City, TN


Reporting and Support

National Sexual Assault Hotline | 1-800-656-HOPE (4673)

WRAP - Wo/Men's Resource & Rape Assistance Program | 1-800-273-8712

TITLE IX | (731) 881-3505

Office of Student Conduct and Care | (731) 881-7703

UTM Care Team | (731) 881-7703