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IMPORTANCE OF SUICIDE PREVENTION
As we continue to navigate the coronavirus pandemic, studies are now showing the impact that physical and social isolation, job stress, and the uncertainty of the unknown are having on our mental health. This impact has led to an increase in suicidal ideation and suicide attempts among both healthcare professionals and the general population.
No matter your care setting, having up-to-date knowledge on identifying, assessing, and responding to suicide risk in persons served and staff should be an integral part of your practice. Below you will find resources, videos, free courses, and more to help you, your staff, and your organization navigate suicide during coronavirus and beyond.