If You or a Loved One Need Immediate Help
The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
Formerly known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, the new 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline offers 24/7, free, confidential support for anyone in need.
If the situation does not require immediate help, please check out the resources below to learn more about depression and suicidal ideation, tips to manage depression through positive psychology and movement, and details on how to support a loved one in crisis.
Suicide Prevention: Risk Factors, Red Flags, and How to Get Help
This infographic details the risk factors that put someone at an increased risk for suicide and red flag behaviors that may indicate someone is dealing with suicidal thoughts. You’ll also find out where to get help for you or a loved one who is struggling. Know that asking someone if they are thinking about suicide does not make them more likely to follow through with plans for suicide.
Workplace Suicide Prevention: How to Make a Plan
We spend a lot of time at work, which means that managers and co-workers may be in a unique position to notice behavior changes or other risk factors for someone who needs emotional support. This infographic shares how employers can organize to foster a workplace environment that supports employee behavioral health.
The Impact of Stress, Substance Misuse, and Suicide on the Construction Industry
The construction industry has the second highest suicide rate among major employment sectors. Several factors specific to construction likely contribute mental health concerns, including that toughness is valued, shame and fear of judgement, stigma around mental health, and managing chronic pain. Find out how pervasive the problem is how employers in the construction industry can help.
Suicide Prevention in Correctional Facilities
While it’s not the job of Corrections Officers to address inmate mental health, it is unavoidable. Get risk factors, red flags, and stressors unique to a prison environment that may indicate an inmate is considering suicide. Also get next steps to take if you think an inmate is at risk.