Suicide prevention for healthcare professionals
Doctors, nurses, veterinarians and other health care professionals who proactively address their mental health are better able to optimally care for patients and sustain their resilience in the face of mental health concerns such as burnout, depression, stress, and suicide risk.
Below you’ll find a listing of crisis resources for immediate support for healthcare professionals; resources and programs for institutions and organizations interested in preventing suicide and enhancing the mental health of their healthcare professionals; as well as resources for support after a suicide loss for individuals and communities.
Real stories for healthcare professionals
Why I Fight: Preventing Physician Suicide, and the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Ac ...
We must prioritize the mental health of our frontline medical professionals who are caring for some of our most vulnerable patients, and encourage help-seeking behaviors for mental health concerns and substance use disorders by reducing stigma, increasing resources, and having open conversations about mental health.
After 45 years in nursing as an acute and critical care advanced practitioner, educator, researcher, and academic leader, I shifted my focus to a new mission: to raise awareness about mental health and well-being to help prevent suicide. Many have asked why.
Nation’s Top Suicide Prevention and Veterinary Medical Organizations Partner to Release New Resource ...
AFSP and the American Veterinary Medical Association, in partnership with the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America, the Veterinary Hospital Managers Association, and the Veterinary Medical Association Executives Release After a Suicide: A Guide for Veterinary Workplaces
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Along with Mayo Clinic, Releases a New, Free Resource – “After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Medical Schools”