I Am Worried About Someone
Some behaviors may indicate that a person is at immediate risk for suicide. The following three should prompt you to immediately call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1- 800-273-TALK (8255) or a mental health professional.
People impacted by suicide shouldn’t be invisible
Other behaviors may also indicate serious risk - especially if the behavior is new, has increased; and/or seems related to a painful event, loss, or change.
Warning: An Increasingly Medicated Workforce. Employers underestimate how many employees struggle with mental health issues, but the use of medications has been significantly increasing over time. One study indicated that usage increased 22% between 2001 and 2010, and that approximately one in five adults is taking at least one prescription medication for psychological issues. According to the American Psychological Association Antidepressants are the second most commonly prescribed drug in the U.S.