Need Help RIGHT NOW?

If you or someone you know is in a medical or life-threatening crisis right now, get help quickly.

  • Call your doctor
  • Call 911 for emergency services
  • Go to the nearest hospital emergency room
  • Call the toll-free, 24-hour hotline of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1.800.273.TALK (1.800.273.8255)
    TTY: 1.800.799.4TTY (4889)
  • Call Tennessee Statewide Crisis Line at 1.855.274.7471

Healthy Transitions Service Goals


  • Coordinate services
  • Provide youth-driven, and culturally competent services
  • Increase public awareness
  • Increase accessibility and effectiveness of mental health services for transition age youth (16-25 years of age)

TN Healthy Transitions

Diana Kirby, M.S.

Project Director, Tennessee Healthy Transitions Initiative

Tennessee Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services
Direct: 615.253.4545
Diana.Kirbey@tn.gov

Willie M. Voss II, M.S.

Program Manager and Director of Contracts, Tennessee Healthy Transitions Initiative

Tennessee Voices for Children
Direct: 615.269.7751 ext. 110
wvoss@tnvoices.org

Don Walker, M.A.

Lead Evaluator, Tennessee Healthy Transitions Initiative and Statistical Research Specialist.

Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services 
Direct: 615.253.7312
don.walker@tn.gov

Jules Wilson

Youth and Young Adults Coordinator, Tennessee Healthy Transitions Initiative

Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services

Jules.wilson@tn.gov

Crystal Hutchins, A.S.

Social Marketing Specialist, Tennessee Healthy Transitions Initiative

Tennessee Voices for Children
Direct: 615.269.7751 ext 124
chuthcins@tnvoices.org

 

Quick Facts

0%
of young people in Tennessee have a mental health condition
0%
of young people in Tennessee have attempted suicide in the past 12 month
0%
of young people in Tennessee have made a plan about how they would attempt suicide in the past 12 months