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.
Atlanta – Strategies for preventing worker suicide are needed, researchers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention claim in a new report detailing the rates of self-inflicted death among U.S. workers.
Greenbelt, MD – To help address growing concerns about the prevalence of suicide among firefighters and emergency medical service technicians, the National Volunteer Fire Council is scheduled to host a free webinar Feb. 25.