EHS On Tap E172: Recognizing the Warning Signs of Suicidal Ideation

On episode 172 of EHS On Tap, suicide prevention expert Alexandra Wyman talks about recognizing the warning signs when workers are experiencing suicidal feelings.

Alexandra Wyman is an advocate and public speaker for resources in the aftermath of suicide. After she lost her husband to suicide in August 2020, Wyman found a need to change the language around suicide, and decided to write about it. Her memoir, The Suicide Club: What To Do When Someone You Love Chooses Death is an Amazon best seller. She has spoken at a variety of conferences including Bridging the Divide Suicide Prevention and Awareness Summit 2022, 2023 Northwest Conference on Childhood Grief, and has been accepted to present at the 2023 Military Social Work & Behavioral Health Conference and the International Association of Suicide Prevention Conference 2023 in Piran, Slovenia. Wyman has also been a guest on a variety of podcasts including The Unlock Moment, Author Hour, Resilience Unravelled, She Persisted, and My Wake Up Call with Dr. Mark Goulston. She has her own podcast called The Widow’s Club, as well. She practices pediatric occupational therapy and lives in Colorado with her son.