During Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, a CVS Health executive reminds businesses they have a significant role in saving lives.
There is a pained irony in the connection between the preventative measures necessary to prevent the coronavirus, and the negative effects they can have on mental health. Physical distancing and social isolation can lead to heightened stress levels and other mental health conditions, which, when left untreated, can lead to suicide. Taking place nearly six months into the pandemic, September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The timing presents an important opportunity for businesses to reassess their role in supporting mental health.
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