Workplace mental health and wellbeing strategies must consider suicide

There is an increased blurring between the workplace, work and mental health.  In the past, work and life were often split implying that one had little to do with the other except for a salary in return for effort and wellness in preparation for productiveness.  This split was always shaky but was convenient for lots of reasons, one of which was the management of occupational health and safety (OHS).  However that perceptual split is over, now that mental health has come to the fore in many OHS considerations.

Recently Allison Milner, Katrina Witt, Anthony LaMontagne and Isabelle Niedhammer undertook a review of  several databases and global research looking at the relationship between job stressors and suicide. 

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