17 New QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Instructors in Eastern TN

Vet to Vet TN (VTVT) received grants from Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett, Trinity Health Foundation of East Tennessee and several individual donors to help VTVT train suicide prevention advocates.  The donations allowed VTVT to grant seventeen $500.00 scholarships.

On August 20, 2018 VTVT and Tennessee Suicide Prevention Network (TSPN), QPR Institute trained and certified 17 QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Instructors.  The training was hosted by Military Chaplains Association Veteran/Military Friendly Congregation’s member, Rio Revolution Church.  TSPN’s Executive Director and QPR’s Master Instructor lead the training along with VTVT’s President Ed Junod.

Ed Junod received QPR Institute Master Instructior certification which bring the total number of QPR Master Instructors in Tennesseel; TSPN’s Executive Director Scott Ridgeway, TSPN’s Regional Director Amy Dolinky and VTVT’s President Ed Junod. Read More


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