New study finds that nurses are at a higher risk of suicide than general population

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A new study finds that nurses are at a higher risk of suicide than the general population.

Nurse scientist Judy Davidson and Dr. Sidney Zisook, both from UC San Diego, were at KUSI to discuss the study’s findings, as well as how we can prevent nurse suicides.

If you or someone you know needs help, call the Lifeline at any time to speak to someone and get support.

 

For confidential support available 24/7 for everyone in the U.S.:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255

suicidepreventionlifeline.org

 

For more information on the study visit: https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0883941719300287

To create a suicide prevention program at your organization contact Afsp.org

 

 

 

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