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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

Thank you for reaching out to us via email. The Action Alliance is not a crisis line. If we are concerned about an email you send to our inbox, we will forward your communication to 988. Please know that we care about you, and that you don’t have to answer the call from 988, but their resources are always available. If you or someone you know is experiencing a suicide or mental health related crisis, please call or text 988 or chat