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Approximately 80% of all people who die by suicide are of working age (18-65) making the workplace the most cross-cutting system for suicide prevention, intervention and crisis response.
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Pledge to prevent suicide and take action that will make suicide prevention a health and safety priority at your workplace, union, or professional association.
Learn about the 9 Recommended Practices
After pledging your commitment to Workplace Suicide Prevention you will receive more information on the 9 recommended practices. For more information and additional action steps please register to become a pledge partner.
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Cultivating a Caring Culture Focused on Community Well-Being
Job Strain Reduction
Assess and Address Job Strain and Toxic Work Contributors
Increase Awareness of Understanding Suicide and Reduce Fear of Suicidal People
Self-Screening and Stress/Crisis Inoculation Planning
Build a Stratified Suicide Prevention Response Program Specialized Training by Role
Peer Support & Well-Being Ambassadors
Informal and Formal Initiatives
Mental Health & Crisis Resources
Evaluate and Promote
Reduce Access to Lethal Means and Address Legal Issues
Accommodation, Re-integration and Postvention
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Celebrating Our Pledge Partners!
National Guidelines Overview
The National Guidelines leadership team Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas, Dr. Jodi Jacobson Frey, and Maggie Mortali give an overview of the Guidelines for Workplace Suicide Prevention.
Brought to you by the collaborative partnership of suicide prevention leaders, including the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and United Suicide Survivors International, in addition to hundreds of workplace stakeholders.