CSPP is one of many groups working to prevent suicide in the construction industry. Below are links to data, strategies, and other construction suicide prevention programs.
Construction Suicide Data
At the CSPP, we are building a new paradigm in suicide and substance abuse prevention. Here are some slides outlining how suicide and opioids impact the construction industry.Updated Website Slide Deck by Max Margolis
- In September 2020 the CDC published Partnering to Prevent Suicide in the Construction Industry – Building Hope and a Road to Recovery, which is a great starting point for accessing data and connecting to resources for construction suicide prevention.
Construction Suicide Prevention Websites
Construction Working Minds: Complex public health problems like suicide are best addressed with comprehensive and sustained approaches that address issues from several angles and through multiple systems. The Working Minds program is an evidence-informed model that uses strategic partnerships and capacity-building in the workplace to leverage and sustain significant change for positive mental health and resiliency.
SafeBuild Alliance: SafeBuild Alliance is a nonprofit organization promoting the transformation of workplace cultures to achieve an incident-free construction industry
The Construction Industry Alliance for Suicide Prevention (CIASP) CIASP is dedicated to changing the statistics by educating and equipping organizations, industry service providers, and construction professionals to STAND Up for suicide prevention and address it as a health and safety priority
Forefront Suicide Prevention is a Center of Excellence at the University of Washington Forefront is focused on reducing suicide by empowering individuals and communities to take sustainable action, championing systemic change, and restoring hope. Their LEARN® program has been utilized by the construction industry. In 2020, they delivered a Webinar customized for the construction industry.
Online MFT Programs have created a comprehensive and fact-checked suicide prevention resource list. Online MFT resources are designed to provide visitors with up-to-date information and resources.