ANNOUNCEMENT: Survey on the Development of the National Guidelines for Workplace Suicide Prevention

CONTACT:
Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas 720-244-6535

SallySpencerThomas@gmail.com

Kimberly Torguson

KTorguson@edc.org

SURVEY LINK: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NationalGuidelines

Washington, D.C. (July 23, 2018) – Today the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and United Suicide Survivors International announces the launch of a survey designed to assist with the development of the first set of guidelines for workplace suicide prevention in the U.S.

The purpose of the 5-minute survey is to give stakeholders an opportunity to provide their opinions for the guidelines — content, format, dissemination, implementation and evaluation.

We invite input from all those interested in preventing suicide by making resilience, mental health and crisis response health and safety priorities in the workplace:

  • Business owners and executives

  • HR

  • Finance

  • Wellness

  • Safety

  • Managers

  • EAP

  • Legal

  • People with lived experience (suicide attempt survivors, suicide loss

    survivors, people living with thoughts and feelings about suicide, friends and family)

    SURVEY LINK: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NationalGuidelines

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  • About the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

    The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a nonprofit organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death. To learn more about AFSP, visit https://afsp.org/.

    About the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention

    The National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention is the public-private partnership advancing the National Strategy for Suicide Prevention. To learn more about the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention, visit http://actionallianceforsuicideprevention.org/.

    About United Suicide Survivors International

    United Suicide Survivors International is a nonprofit (501c3) organization with a mission to leverage the expertise of people with lived experience with suicide in cultural and systems change. To learn more about United Suicide Survivors International, visit https:// unitesurvivors.org/.

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Sally Spencer-Thomas