Preventing Suicides in Construction

If you're in crisis, there are options available to help you cope. You can also call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at any time to speak with someone and get support. For confidential support available 24/7 for everyone in the United States, call 1-800-273-8255.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline™ - 1-800-273-TALK (8255) - suicidepreventionlifeline.org
Red Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio - 1-888-628-9454 - prevenciondelsuicidio.org
'I'm not okay.' 'I'm here, and I'm listening' You've got this. Text 'hello' to 741741. Crisis Text Line

 

Resources

60-Second Audio PSAs on Suicide Prevention Month and Stand-Down

Construction Suicide Prevention Week 2021

Provides information about Construction Suicide Prevention Week, September 6 – 10, 2021.


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Provides resources and aid to those affected by suicide, including Risk Factors and Warning Signs.


The Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) - Opioid Resources

Provides resources to help prevent opioid deaths in construction.


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Suicide Prevention Webpage

Provides information on facts, risks and protective factors, prevention strategies, tips for dealing with stress, and other resources.


Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention (CIASP)

Provides resources, articles, and websites.


Construction Working Minds

Provides resources on how to address workplace suicide for workers, managers, and industry associations.


Suicide in the Construction Industry: Breaking the Stigma and Silence: American Society of Safety Professionals

Provides recommendations on how to start a conversation in the industry, and three keys for providing help.


U.S. Department of Labor Office of Workers' Compensation Programs - Progress on Opioids: Protecting Federal Injured Workers

Provides resources to combat the opioid epidemic and reduce the potential for opioid misuse and addiction among injured federal workers.


U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Suicide Prevention

Provides resources for veterans and their loved ones, friends, and health care providers.