Know the Vital Signs: We Can All Help Prevent Physician Suicide

Physicians have the highest suicide rate of any profession. Nearly 1 in 4 physicians know a physician who has committed suicide. It's estimated that one million Americans lose their physician to suicide each year.


Prevention begins with understanding the warning signs to look for in someone who may be suicidal. With the HEART acronym, you can easily remember these signs.


Learn more in the video below or at the Physicians Foundation's Vital Signs web page.






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