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    Are You Considering Suicide' and Other Questions to Ask Your Co-Workers an hour ago /Link

    In a glass conference room in midtown Manhattan, a few dozen employees from Beacon Health Inc. are taking turns asking each other an incredibly awkward question: "Are you having thoughts of suicide?" There's a right way to ask and a wrong way, and they're here to learn the difference. The exercise is just one component of an eight-hour course in "mental first aid," a relatively new kind of  training that, like first aid or CPR, is designed to give ordinary people tools to help someone in need.  And as with first aid and CPR, companies have begun to see the value in having employees who have the skills to say something, if they see something.

    Published on 12 Jan 2018 at 09:00AM

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