Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Resources

One in five Americans struggle with a mental health condition. This holds true for the construction industry, which according to the CDC has one of the highest rates of suicide among all occupations. The industry has made it a priority to educate workers about mental health, substance abuse and suicide prevention issues. Below is a list of useful resources to aid in that effort.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention (CIASP): https://preventconstructionsuicide.com

AGC of Northwest Ohio Suicide Prevention Website:  https://2tuff2talk.com

Construction Suicide Prevention (from CFMA):

AGC of Missouri Suicide Prevention Resources: Includes toolbox talks and other resources

Suicide Prevention Resource Center: www.sprc.org

COVID-19 Mental & Emotional Health (www.agc.org/coronavirus)

AGC Culture of Care: https://buildculture.org

Ohio Dept. of Mental Health & Addition Services: https://mha.ohio.gov 

Find your local Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board: https://www.oacbha.org/mappage.php

U.S. Dept of Health & Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

Mental Health First Aid: www.mentalhealthfirstaid.org. Provides courses that teaches people how to help someone who may be experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge

Shatterproof: www.shatterproof.org. Nonprofit organization dedicated to reversing the addiction crisis in the U.S. Website includes useful resources and information