Every September, King County observes Suicide Prevention Awareness Month as a reminder of the importance of checking in on each other and seeking support in times of crisis. This year, King County Balanced You talks with Employee Assistance Program (EAP) counselors about how to support loved ones, and the importance of destigmatizing the conversation around... Continue Reading →
Finding hope and raising awareness during National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month
By Whitney Abrams, Chief People Officer Whitney Abrams, Chief People Officer September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, and it’s a reminder for all of us of the importance of checking in on each other and seeking support in times of crisis. We know that every year thousands of individuals die by suicide, leaving behind... Continue Reading →
Suicide Grief: Coping with a Loved One’s Suicide
(Modified from content from HelpGuide.org) Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States and almost 800,000 people around the world die by suicide every year. Each one leaves behind a host of “suicide survivors,” people who’ve lost someone close to them in this tragic way. The loss of someone you love from suicide... Continue Reading →
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