Atlanta — Comprehensive suicide prevention strategies that target certain industry and occupational groups are needed – particularly in the extraction and construction industries, a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests.
Boston — People injured at work are more likely to die of suicide or a drug overdose when the injury requires at least a week off, results of a recent study led by researchers from the Boston University School of Public Health show.
Schaumburg, IL — Veterinarians have a suicide rate up to 3.5 times greater than the general population, according to recent research from the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Phoenix — A study of emergency medical technicians in Arizona shows they have a higher risk of suicide than the general public, according to researchers from the Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center at the University of Arizona.
Princeton, NJ – In an effort to promote mental health awareness and help prevent suicide among construction workers, the Construction Financial Management Association has formed the Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention.