Workplace Suicide Prevention Tips

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It’s been a tough year for most of us in a lot of different ways and that surely includes issues related to mental health, suicide, and even depression, sadly.

Continuing our recent focus on mental health and suicide as we approach the holidays (you might want to check our recent interview with Cal Beyer on Suicide in High-Risk Industries), we caught up with Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas to discuss the National Guidelines for Workplace Suicide Prevention.

We’d like to thank Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas, her frequent collaborator Cal Beyer, and all the hard-working, caring people out there not only shining a light on this issue to make us more aware of it but also giving us actionable tips of how to help.

Happy holidays, everyone. Hang in there and, if you need some help, reach out. We love ya.

Here are some links to things we discussed in the discussion above:

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Jeffrey Dalto

Jeffrey Dalto

Jeffrey Dalto is an Instructional Designer and the Senior Learning & Development Specialist at Convergence Training. He's worked in training/learning & development for 25 years, in safety and safety training for more than 10, is an OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer for General Industry OSHA 10 and 30, has completed a General Industry Safety and Health Specialist Certificate from the University of Washington/Pacific Northwest OSHA Education Center and an Instructional Design certification from the Association of Talent Development (ATD), and is a member of the committee creating the upcoming ANSI/ASSP Z490.2 national standard on online environmental, health, and safety training. Jeff frequently writes for magazines related to safety, safety training, and training and frequently speaks at conferences on the same issues, including the Washington Governor's Safety and Health Conference, the Oregon Governor's Occupational Safety and Health Conference, the Wisconsin Safety Conference, the MSHA Training Resources Applied to Mining (TRAM) Conference, and others.

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