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Breaking the Silence on Suicide in the Nursing Profession

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.


Bringing Suicide Prevention to Clinical Practice

It became apparent to me, as I adapted my new knowledge of suicide prevention to my experience in healthcare, that there were procedures and best practices that could be implemented within healthcare systems to reduce suffering and the rate of suicide, which is currently the tenth leading cause of death in the U.S.


First National Physician Suicide Awareness Day

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Along with Mayo Clinic, Releases a New, Free Resource – “After a Suicide: A Toolkit for Medical Schools”