MehraVista Moment
September 2016

 

September is National Suicide Prevention Month.  Exact causes of escalating suicide rates are unknown.  What is known, however, is that awareness and strategic educational campaigns are significantly absent from academic settings, athletics, religious entities, physician groups, hospitals, social service agencies, insurance companies, and especially corporate America. Ironically and tragically, even many mission-driven behavioral health organizations turn a blind eye to the distress of their own employees. Why?  The complexity of moral, religious, social and medical beliefs surrounding suicide render it a topic that is taboo to be openly discussed.

Irrespective of economic, social, spiritual or professional background, the topic […]