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It’s paramount that workers with depression and suicidal thoughts to have immediate access to help within an employee assistance program. (Photo: Shutterstock)

September is National Suicide Prevention Month—an opportunity for employers to learn how they can help workers at risk for taking their own lives due to depression, according to Prudential Group Insurance’s report, “Our global suicide crisis: What might be causing it, and how the workplace can respond.

Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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