Webinar- Let's talk about suicide

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  • A person dies by suicide every 2 hours
  • Suicide is now the main cause of death for men under 50
  • Although women are less likely to die by suicide than men, the rate of female suicide is the highest in more than a decade1.
  • The number of deaths by suicide is more than double that of deaths by road accidents (4820 compared to 1732 in 2015)

 

Suicide is an issue for all employers. It is increasingly likely that your organisation may be affected by suicide and employers have a crucial role to play in suicide prevention. Business in the Community’s interconnected toolkit suite takes a whole systems approach to mental health relevant to all employers, irrespective of your size, sector or stage on your journey.