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'THE MORE WE TALK ABOUT SUICIDE AT WORK, THE LESS IT BECOMES STIGMATISED'

For our latest series on mental health, Voice spoke to communication and employee engagement specialists and mental health experts to hear their personal stories about suicide and understand what more internal comms teams and managers can do to build a culture where people feel able to talk when they reach crisis point. In our first piece, Caroline Roodhouse, content manager at agency Alive With Ideas, explains how her work environment became a safe space after her husband, Steve, died by suicide in 2018.

13th July 2021
Trigger warning – this article discusses suicide. Steve and I met when I was 20, and we spent 18 years together. He had a wide circle of friends around the world. He’d been travelling and kept in touch with all the people he met. He was easy-going, patient, calm-natured and chilled out. He was a happy-go-lucky kind of guy. During our honeymoon in Australia, I fell from a...
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