Construction in Crisis: Preventing Suicide & Substance Abuse - July 9th Webinar
"TAUC is proud to host a poignant discussion with Cal Beyer, CSDZ; Kyle Zimmer, IUOE Local 478; and Marko Kaar, Bartlett Brainard Eacott on substance abuse, mental health and suicide in the construction industry.
Addressing Mental Health, Opioids and Suicide Prevention on the Jobsite
The uncertainty, stress and anxiety of COVID-19 has negatively impacted the mental health and wellbeing of the construction workforce. Many experts fear the conditions are ripe for employees and families to suffer harm from the relapse of alcohol and substance use disorders and suicide during and after COVID-19.
Discussion Topics (or Learning Objectives depending on your format)
• Learn how to talk about mental health, opioids, and suicide in the workplace
• Understand the risk factors of opioids in the workplace
• How to promote your Employee Assistance Program (or Member Assistance Program) to your employees or union members
• Discuss available resources to incorporate mental health, substance use and suicide prevention into you safety, health and wellness program."