What are insurers and employers doing to help prevent suicide?

Adam Saville
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 What are insurers and employers doing to help prevent suicide?

On World Suicide Prevention Day, COVER editor Adam Saville investigates the role of group risk policies and employee benefits in supporting staff

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day, however with suicide representing the main cause of death of men under 49 and one in 14 women attempting suicide (compared to one in 25 men), it is an issue that the industry needs to combat all year round. The Samaritan's Suicide Statistic Report estimated that more than 800,000 take their own lives each year across the world and in the UK 5,821 people died by suicide in 2017 Considering that we spend 47 years of our lives at work, there is a mass...

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