Dr. Kenneth Tullis

Author of
"The Courage to Live WorkBook"

Contact Information:
5158 Stage Road
Suite 120
Memphis, TN 38134
(901) 383-1924

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Dr. and Mrs. Tullis have been very active in suicide prevention nationally and in their home state of Tennessee. They are strong advocates for helping survivors of suicide attempts and have been frequent speakers on this topic at state and national Suicide Prevention Conferences.

The Tullises were Keynote Speakers at the 14th Annual Maryland Suicide Prevention Conference, Baltimore,Maryland, October 10, 2002.

In addition, they conducted numerous workshops in Washington, D.C, at Suicide Prevention Action Network-USA (SPAN-USA) National Awareness Events starting in 1999

Madge and Ken presented at the First National Interfaith Conference on Religion and Suicide at The Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia, April, 2000, and at the First Suicide and the Black Church Conference in Memphis, Tennessee, June, 2003.

Finally, the Tullises were presenters at the First National Conference for Survivors of Suicide Attempts, Healthcare Professionals, Clergy and Laity in Memphis, Tennessee, October, 2005.

In addition, Dr. Tullis has made numerous other presentations, including the following:

"Suicide Among Medical Professionals: Warning Signs in Yourself and Your Colleagues", Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, April , 2004

Edwin S. Shneidman Program in Thanatology, “Suicide”, a 6 hour workshop, Marian College, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, November 11, 2006

The Jason Foundation, “Think Tank on What My Faith Says About Suicide,” Nashville, Tennessee, February 9 & 10, 2007

Social Understandings of Suicide and Prevention, Course LM-SA30, “Straight Talk on Suicide: Suicide Anonymous”, Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington, DC, October 11, 2008

33rd Annual Tennessee Advanced School on Addictions, “Confessions of a Suicidal Shrink: A Story of Addiction and Suicide”, Shearaton Music City Hotel, Nashville, Tennessee, May 20, 2011.

Suicide Prevention Partnership, “Can Suicide Be An Addiction?”, Doubletree by Hilton, Colorado Springs, Colorado, October 18, 2013

Both Dr. and Mrs. Tullis are available for presentations or workshops.


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