Top 10 Ways to Make Mental Health Awareness Campaigns Effective

1. Normalize struggle safely One goal for many mental health campaigns is to let people know they are not alone. When mental illnesses and suicidal crises strike, people often suffer in silence. By letting people know that others have lived through similar challenges, campaigns can offer hope and community. Pain shared is pain lessened. The …

6 Things Workplaces Can Do to Prevent Suicide

Members of executive leadership can take bold and visible positions declaring suicide prevention and mental health promotion critical workplace concerns. This proclamation can be in the form of a newsletter to employees or a video on a website. There is sample proclamation language within this National Suicide Prevention Week Toolkit from the American Association of Suicidology; for …