Preventing Suicide in the Workplace 2022

Description

World Suicide Prevention Day 2022

In New Zealand suicide kills twice as many people as car crashes per year. At least half of all people who die by suicide are in active employment. Workplaces must do all they can to prevent suicide within their business.

Some people believe that there is nothing they can do to stop someone dying from suicide, they think “If we stop them doing it one way, they will do it another way.” This is not correct at all; research suggests that if you can stop someone in the moment of crisis then there is an exceptionally high chance they will live. In order to help people, everyone needs to know how to respond to a suicidal crisis.

Workplaces across the country are reporting rising rates of mental illness due to the pandemic. There has never been a more urgent time for workplaces to take active and practical steps to prevent suicide.

The webinar will cover…

  • The many reasons why people become suicidal.
  • Common myths and misconceptions about suicide.
  • How to help someone who is in a suicidal crisis and where to find help.
  • Why sleep deprivation plays a significant role in suicide.
  • A recent study found 80% of male suicides are not the result of mental illness, what does cause this?
  • How the topic of suicide can be addressed safely within the workplace.
  • How to support staff if there has been a death by suicide in the workplace.
  • The entire webinar is evidence based and follows best practice guidelines.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Workplaces will gain the confidence to address the topic of suicide in a safe and effective way.
  • They will learn how to approach and help someone they are concerned is at risk of suicide.
  • They will learn simple and practical ways to create an environment where suicide is unlikely.
  • They will learn what they can manage themselves and when they need to seek outside help.

SUITED TO

Every single workplace in New Zealand, anyone at any level of an organization.

PRESENTER

Michael Hempseed, Managing Director, Employee Solution Service Ltd. Author - https://www.beingatruehero.com/

 

 

 

1.5 CPD Hours

  • Sep 08
    • Free
    Thu, 10:30 AM NZST - Thu, 12:00 PM NZST Online
    • Free

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One-connection-one-fee

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Recordings

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Sole practitioners

A discount on webinars is available for sole practitioners. Please contact us at NZ‑learning@wolterskluwer.com to confirm eligibility.