State law requires districts to adopt suicide prevention policies.
2017 Tennessee Code Annotated 49-6-1902. Adoption of policies -- Establishment of model policy.
(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.