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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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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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Mental Health Awareness in the Workplace

Mental illness is a medical condition, but it is often surrounded by stigma or stereotypes that prevent people from getting the help they need. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), 1 in 5 Americans lives with a mental health condition. And, approximately half of all lifetime cases of mental illness begin by the […]

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