The need for mental health support has been exacerbated in the last year by COVID-19 and other challenging situations occurring. (Image: Shutterstock)

The challenges of the last year have changed the conversation about mental health in the workplace, prompting an increasing number of organizations to introduce or expand initiatives to support employees’ mental well-being. September is Suicide Prevention Month, and now more than ever, it is important to remember that increased stress and anxiety as well as conditions like depression can contribute to suicidal thoughts.

Related: Is there a place for suicide prevention in the workplace?

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