Breaking the Silence in the Workplace

Suicide is a tragic and shattering reality which not only bringsa life to an untimely end but also has a far reaching effect onfamily, friends, colleagues and communities. The workplace is one such community where people can spend up to half their waking hours, with many forming important relationshipswith their colleagues. Each one of us must play whatever part we can in helping to reduce thepain which comes after suicide. It takes courage to break the silence in the workplace and speak about suicide. This guide provides an excellentsupport to employers to help them do this in a compassionate and informed way