Breaking the Stigma and Silence - Suicide in the Safety Industry.
Check out this article by The Mental Health Comedian, Frank King: "Breaking the Stigma and Silence - Suicide in the Safety Industry." We so appreciate VPPPA's weekly mental health posts!
"A suicide occurs every 11 minutes in the United States.
These incidents touch every industry. However, some industries in particular have felt the impact of suicide in recent years—construction, extraction, mining, fishing, farming and forestry. A CDC study found that in 2012 and 2015, suicide rates were highest among males, ages 45–64, in these industries, which tend to be male-dominated."