Suicide Is Hitting the Nursing Industry Hard

If you are contemplating suicide, remember that you are not alone

For anyone who is contemplating taking their own lives, remember that you are not alone. There are crisis lines that can be called 24 hours a day that will provide resources that you can access. Talking about suicide, no matter what anyone says, is not taboo. Neither is asking for help when you need it.

If someone suspects that a family member, friend or colleague is suicidal, act quickly and make sure that they have the right help. Showing or talking about your feelings is not stigmatized like you may think. It will not make you look weak. More workplaces are understanding the importance of listening and acting to make sure that help is provided to anyone needs it.