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MARCH 2017
UPCOMING EVENTS
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April 20, 2017: CFMA Inland Empire, Orange County, and San Diego Chapters Suicide Prevention Summit
Contact: Veronica Casillas

April 25, 2017: CFMA Western Michigan Chapter Suicide Prevention Summit
Contact: Jennifer Murphy

May 23, 2017: NECA Safety Professionals Conference

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SHARE THE CARE
Cal_Beyer_ENRready1.jpg There Will Be No Casseroles Tonight: Food for Thought on Addressing Mental Illness & Suicide

In this intimate conversation, a father and his son share their lived experience with mental health issues and suicide attempts, as well as the shame and isolation surrounding their struggle. Follow their journey of overcoming these challenges to better understand why it’s so critical to start normalizing the conversation around mental illness and suicide, especially in construction.

TOP 8 V2-1.jpg Why Suicide Prevention Matters

Are you “One of the Ones”? Read about one person’s experience of coming to understand the urgent need to address mental health and prevent suicide in the construction industry.

Uniting the Construction Industry Behind Suicide Prevention

This eye-opening and engaging webinar revealed the real and immediate need to tackle the stigma surrounding mental health and prevent suicide in the construction industry: more than 56% of attendees who responded to polling questions were unaware that the construction industry has the highest number of suicides and is ranked #2 for suicide rate, and 68% reported experiencing mental illness or suicidal thoughts personally or observed either in a family member.
 
Bob Swanson, a retired construction executive who lost his son to suicide, joined other industry panelists to explain the challenges of overcoming the mental health stigma and discuss the need for change in order to save lives. If you missed it, want to watch it again, or perhaps share it with your peers, this 90-minute session can be viewed on-demand for free.

Workplace Mental Health Screenings

Help improve your employees’ mental health and well being, as well as your bottom line by employing mental health screenings.

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MEDIA
NECA.png Construction Safety’s Next Frontier: Suicide Prevention

The construction industry is experiencing unprecedented attention to mental health and suicide prevention. Progressive contractors with leading safety, health and wellness programs are embracing mental health and suicide prevention as the next frontier in safety. The Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention (CIASP) was born out of necessity.

Make Suicide Prevention a Health and Safety Priority

See why it is necessary for companies to integrate psychological safety into existing safety culture.

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RESOURCES
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