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APRIL 2018
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May 8, 2018: CFMA Milwaukee Chapter Suicide Prevention Program

May 10, 2018: Mental Health Awareness Summit at the 2018 Georgia Construction Conference

May 16, 2018: 2018 Mental Health America of Arizona Seeds Conference

June 23-27, 2018: CFMA's 2018 Annual Conference & Exhibition

Your Input Is Needed by May 4

If you haven’t already completed the Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention Strategic Planning Survey, please take a few minutes and provide your input by May 4. Your responses will help to maximize the strategic planning session coming this summer.

Construction-Specific Online Screening Still Available

Screening for Mental Health has extended the construction-specific portal that is free and confidential. Please share this with your members, post it online, and take advantage of this helpful tool.

NECA.png I Wanted to Die: A Personal Journey from Suicide Attempt to Recovery

A courageous construction financial manager shares her deeply personal experience with depression and suicide. This raw insight is intended to help others identify and help someone who is struggling with their mental health and/or suicidal thoughts.

Leadership, Strategy & System Change

On Tuesday, April 10, 2018, Stuart Binstock, CFMA’s President & CEO, along with  Michelle Walker, Chairman of CFMA’s Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention Task Force, joined Dr. Sally Spencer-Thomas on her nationally-renowned podcast, Hope Illuminated, to discuss lessons learned from the Alliance. To stream the episode, visit

Why Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Is the Next Frontier in Construction Safety

Mental health issues, including depression and suicide, are a very serious problem in the construction industry. Cal Beyer spoke with Convergence Training about the scope of the problem and gives some tips for trying to deal more productively with it to help save lives and reduce suffering.

May Is Mental Health Month: Fitness #4Mind4Body

This May, Mental Health America (MHA) is calling on individuals to challenge themselves to make small changes - both mentally and physically - to create huge gains for overall health. Download the full toolkit to share this information, which will focus on increasing an understanding of how the body’s various systems impact mental health based on recent research. 

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