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Careers that kill with Dr. Margaret Rutherford

Did you know that suicide rates are higher in some industries than other? In this episode, Ameé speaks with therapist and author, Dr. Margaret Rutherford about careers with a high suicide risk rate and how trauma-informed leadership can help reduce these numbers. In the episode, you will hear:

  • Which industries have the highest rates of suicide amongst their employees

  • The role stigmas around mental health and mental health services play

  • How workplace cultures can be harmful to people who come forward with mental health concerns or issues

  • The culture in blue collar careers that may be hurting employee mental health

  • Ideas for bringing mental health resources and awareness to hard-to-reach communities and industries


CDC study of careers with highest rates of suicide:

Order Dr. Margaret's Book Today: Perfectly Hidden Depression




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