National Physician Suicide Awareness Day is 9-17. Here are great New Resources

Posted by Dike Drummond MD

New Resources to Prevent Physician Suicide from a Powerful New Coalition - Please Download and Share

Physician Suicide Awareness Day is September 17th, 2021

For a whole raft of new resources to take preventative action, talk about suicide risks in healthcare workers and promote Physician Suicide Awareness Day

In the heat of the 4th wave of COVID-19, prevention of physician suicide has never been more important. Doctors, nurses, first responders and all front-line caregivers are at increased risk of suicide, a risk that will persist long after COVID is gone

We have learned of two separate clusters of 3 physician suicides just since COVID started last spring. We are sure this is just the tip of the iceberg.

Help us raise physician suicide awareness - download and share one of these new resources. 

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A New Coalition has formed between the following organizations to bring some stellar new resources into this life saving battle:


You will find all the following downloadable and shareable resources below at this website 

Action Guide for Individuals

Action Guide for Organizations

Press Release Templates

Talking Points

Shareable Social Media Posts

Sample Newsletter Copy

Even ZOOM Backgrounds 


  • Has your life been touched by a physician suicide - in training or out in practice?

  • Which of your colleagues are  you concerned about? Here is a way to reach out to them.

  • Which of these resources will you download and share this week?



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