The Alliance Project

Preventing & Responding to Suicide in MS

Mississippi State University

Services provided by our team are FREE of charge

Suicide Prevention & Suicide Postvention trainings (face-to-face or virtually)

Postvention Response Services

PreK-12 Educator Trainings

All first responders tailored trainings

Consultation Services

(There are no costs for travel or lodging within the state of Mississippi)

Approved by MS Dept. of Education and MS Dept. of Mental Health for the suicide prevention training requirements for K-12 educators

Dr. Michael Nadorff

Project Director - PI

Rachel-Clair Franklin

Training and Response Clinician

Tonya Calmes

Business Coordinator

Dr. Emily S.H. Stafford

Assistant Clinical Profesor & Co PI

Ashley Pate

Graduate Assistant Trainer

Rebecca Kimbrough

Clinical Team Trainer


Our suicide prevention work is funded by the Mississippi Department of Mental Health as part of their Garrett Lee Smith Youth Suicide Prevention Grant, 1H79SM082096, funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

We thank both the Department of Mental Health and SAMHSA for their support of our project and this work. This training is our own and does not necessarily represent the policies or opinions of the Mississippi Department of Mental Health or SAMHSA.