Construction Crisis: Preventing Suicide & Substance Abuse
TAUC Talks Webinar Debrief and Video
Many experts fear the conditions from the uncertainty, stress and anxiety of COVID-19 are ripe for employees and families to suffer harm from the relapse of alcohol and substance use disorders and suicide during and after the pandemic. That's why on July 9th TAUC held its next Webinar entitled "Construction in Crisis: Preventing Suicide & Substance Abuse." with a panel of experts on the topic that addressed the following:
- How to talk about mental health, opioids, and suicide in the workplace
- Understanding 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
- Available resources to incorporate mental health, substance use and suicide prevention into you safety, health and wellness program
If you were not able to attend this thought provoking webinar you can rewatch it here.
You can click here to access a Resources document that was provided by our panelists with additional information you may find valuable to help your organization and your friends, family members, and colleagues who might be facing these challenges.