Type of Entry: Business Guides
Name: Suicide Prevention Toolkit - BITC
Date added: 1 May 2020
Delivery type: Guide
Owned by: BITC (Business in the Community)
Cost: No
Target audience: Workplace
Core elements
  • Developing a workplace that values employees and their families
  • A plan for responding to a suicide attempt or death
  • Helplines signposting
  • Identifying employees at risk of suicide
  • Specialised suicide awareness and prevention training for EAP providers and HR staff
  • Guidance on policies, procedures and practice regarding mental health, long-term health, domestic violence and financial security. 
  • Developing internal communications and induction processes raising awareness of support functions
  • Education and training for all staff on mental health and suicide awareness, with particular focus on line managers
  • Case studies of organisations applying the model
Recommended by...
  • Supported by Samaritans (UK) 
  • Norman Lamb, MP (quote found on page 3 of the guide)
  • Paul Farmer, CEO Mind (quote found on page 13 of the guide)
  • Frances O’Grady, General Secretary TUC (quote found on page 17 of the guide)

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This resource was developed in association with Public Health England (UK)

The aim of the ZSA Resources is to introduce users to a range of existing and new resources with a connection to supporting people with their mental health, bring awareness to and help prevent incidences of suicide.  The ZSA do not endorse individual resources but instead aim to present standardised information to enable the user to make an informed decision over its use.

For more information on ZSA Resources, please refer to ZSA Policies.

Content last updated: 31/10/2022.

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