Webinar | The Silent Epidemic: Mental Health in Construction

Contacts

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Event Information

Start TimeWednesday, May 26, 20219:00 AM CSTEnd TimeWednesday, May 26, 202110:00 AM CST

About This Webinar

In this virtual session, we will take a look at a topic that currently plagues construction: mental health. With so much information coming out, the Marsh and McLennan Agency team will take time to share statistics and data regarding mental health in the industry, introduce a connection between safety and mental health and share tools that support employers in supporting their employees, not the stigma!

Watch a recording of this webinar

Some key topics we will cover include:

  1. Making the Case for Addressing Mental Health in Construction
    • Mental Health, Suicide, Opioids/Substance Abuse: The alarming data/statistics in the construction industry
    • Safety, Health, Wellbeing shouldn’t stop when your employee leaves the jobsite

  2. Providing the Tools/Resources to raise awareness and provide assistance to your employees  
    • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – Discuss construction specific Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) Suicide Prevention Training class
    • Discuss Mental Health First Aid Training (MHFA)
    • Discuss the importance of your Employee Assistance Programs (EAP) How to use toolbox talks and employee training to help break the stigma of mental illness
    • How to use toolbox talks and employee training to help break the stigma of mental illness

Speakers

Erika Tollefson
Health Management Consultant
MMA Minneapolis

John Bestman
Construction Safety Consultant
MMA Minneapolis

John Bestman
Wil Sampson-Bernstrom,
Health and Wellness Community Educator
NAMI Minnesota

Wil