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First Responders and Mental Health

Image by ciobanucatalina from Pixabay It’s no secret that first responders such as police officers, EMTs and firefighters have hazardous jobs. They understand the risks involved in the line of duty, as they are putting their lives on the line every day. But that’s not the only danger they face. There’s another one that isn’t […]

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Mental Health in the Workplace

Many managers incorrectly assume that an employee’s mental health is none of their business. In fact, an employee’s mental health can have an enormous impact on their performance — as well as that of their co-workers — which can have a negative impact on the company’s bottom line. One in five Americans has a diagnosable […]

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Suicide Prevention and Workplace Impacts

Suicidal thoughts can affect anyone regardless of age, gender or background and are often the result of an untreated mental health condition. These thoughts or behaviors are both damaging and dangerous and are therefore considered a psychiatric emergency. Each year, more than 41,000 people die by suicide, leaving behind their friends and family to navigate the […]

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Suicide Prevention Resources

With the recent news of celebrity suicides and the ongoing discussions of increasing suicide prevention activities and involvement, we wanted to quickly share some resources: Depression In the Workplace: How EAPs can Help Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace Psychology Today: A Call for Change: How to Contribute to Suicide Prevention As always, Southwest EAP […]

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