Sept. 10, 2019 is World Suicide Prevention Day

Sept. 10, 2019 is World Suicide Prevention Day

Sept. 10, 2019 is World Suicide Prevention Day. Joining together is critical to preventing suicide.

You can raise awareness about the issue, educate yourself and others about the causes and warnings signs of suicide, show compassion and care for those who are in distress, question the stigma associated with suicide, suicidal behaviour and mental health problems, and share your own experiences.

Utilities Kingston is committed to supporting the mental health and wellness of our employees and community.

In 2018, 36 of our company’s leaders became certified in mental health first aid. Being able to recognize, assess and assist people experiencing a mental health crisis can help make our workplace and community healthier. Mental health first aid awareness was offered to all employees during the same year.

Learn more about suicide prevention: https://www.iasp.info/wspd2019/