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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 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.

  • Leadership

    Cultivating a Caring Culture Focused on Community Well-Being

  • Job Strain Reduction

    Assess and Address Job Strain and Toxic Work Contributors

  • Communication

    Increase Awareness of Understanding Suicide and Reduce Fear of Suicidal People

  • Self-Care Orientation

    Self-Screening and Stress/Crisis Inoculation Planning

  • Training

    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

  • Mitigating Risk

    Reduce Access to Lethal Means and Address Legal Issues

  • Crisis Response

    Accommodation, Re-integration and Postvention

2019 EAPA Conference

The National Guidelines leadership team Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas, Dr. Jodi Jacobson Frey and Maggie Mortali give R3 Continuum a brief overview of the Guidelines at the 2019 EAPA Conference in St. Louis.

Brought to you by the collaborative partnership of suicide prevention leaders, including the American Association of Suicidology, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, and United Suicide Survivors International, in addition to hundreds of workplace stakeholders.