Many articles in recent weeks have reflected on the suicide of Robin Williams and providing suicide help.
For more than 40 years, right here in our community, CONTACT Care Line has provided a listening ear to those who are lonely, in crisis, having a bad day or just need someone to talk to. It serves the 865 area code and beyond, is a local nonprofit staffed by trained volunteers who are available to listen seven days a week, 365 days a year, from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
The number to call to reach a listening ear is 865-584-4424. All calls are confidential.