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Most of the people who die by suicide are of working age. And yet many workplaces may not be prepared to help employees at risk for suicide or respond to a suicide death.

Promoting mental health and wellness in the workplace will not only support suicide prevention but also increase productivity and well-being among workers. Many workplaces already have resources in place that can be used to support suicide prevention and postvention (assistance in the aftermath of a suicide).

Workplace Suicide Prevention and Postvention

The Action Alliance (Workplace Task Force) has worked closely with its partners to develop the following resources:

Current work is focusing on two occupations linked to an increased risk of suicide: public safety and construction.

National Action Alliance
for Suicide Prevention

300 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2010
Waltham, MA 02451