Suicide prevention

National suicide prevention strategy highlights employers' role

The government has launched a five-year plan which aims to prevent suicide and self harm in England, detailing the role of employers, emergency services and online safety.

MHFA England calls on employers to end suicide stigma

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England has called on employers to help end the silence and stigma around discussing suicide at work to help improve suicide prevention.

Suicide prevention charter for employers presented to parliament

Suicide prevention initiative Baton of Hope presented its workplace charter to parliament which advises employers on suicide support.

UK businesses neglecting work-related suicides

Businesses in the UK aren't doing enough to prevent work-related suicides, according to the Hazards Campaign ahead of World Suicide Prevention day on 10 September.

How to support overseas employees through specific challenges

Today (10 September) is World Suicide Prevention Day. Being there for people, listening to them and offering support are all vital aspects in supporting mental health. Colleagues may be some of the...

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Employers must go beyond awareness-raising on mental health

Organisations must go beyond awareness-raising and start taking more practical action to tackle mental illness, according to mental health campaigners Jonny Benjamin and Neil Laybourn