Thursday, September 8th at 1:00 PM (1 hour)
Webinar on Preventing Suicide in the Construction Industry
Mental health is a growing concern in the construction industry. A 2020 report from the CDCshows that suicide among the U.S. working-age population is increasing, and that construction and extraction occupations have the highest rates of death by suicide in any occupational group. The first step in addressing this is talking about it. Join us during National Suicide Prevention Month and Construction Suicide Prevention Week to learn more about the impact of suicide, signs and symptoms to be aware of, and contributing factors such as high rates of opioid use disorder. Panelists will also share ...
A statewide survey asks workers how well their employers understand substance use and support employees in recovery. Survey results will help design programs to create Recovery Friendly Workplaces across Missouri.
The Recovery Friendly Workplace initiative seeks to create workplace cultures that promote employee safety, health and well-being; reduce the stigma associated with addiction; and provide resources related to the challenges surrounding substance use disorders.