2017 Tennessee Code
Title 49 - Education
Chapter 6 - Elementary and Secondary Education
Part 19 - Suicide Prevention
§ 49-6-1902. Adoption of policies -- Establishment of model policy.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 49-6-1902 (2017)
  • (a) Each LEA shall adopt a policy on student suicide prevention. The policies shall be developed in consultation with school and community stakeholders, school-employed mental health professionals, and suicide prevention experts, and shall, at a minimum, address procedures relating to suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention.
  • (b) To assist LEAs in developing policies for student suicide prevention, the department of education shall establish a model policy in consultation with the office of crisis services and suicide prevention of the department of mental health and substance abuse services and the department of health. An LEA may develop its own policy or adopt the model policy.
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