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Balfour Beatty and Ford launch new suicide prevention campaign 

Balfour Beatty and Ford have teamed up to support the launch of a new 'Make it Visible' suicide prevention campaign, delivered in partnership with construction charity The Lighthouse Club.
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Morgan Sindall manager raises thousands for construction mental health charity

Rob Hall, framework director at Morgan Sindall has raised thousands of pounds for construction mental health charity, the Pagabo Foundation.
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Could community building be the answer to loneliness?

It’s mental health week for 2022! SWPA enjoy taking this time to take stock of the last year and see what we can do better for our team over the coming year.
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Wates launches training in building personal resilience

Nearly 4,000 Wates Group employees are being offered training in building personal resilience to boost mental health and wellbeing.
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Scheme to test construction products used in mental health facilities

BRE and Design in Mental Health Network have launched a world-first testing scheme for construction products used in mental health care facilities.
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Nine in 10 project managers believe work harmed their mental health

93% of people managing projects in construction say their mental wellbeing has been negatively impacted by their main project, with 27% strongly agreeing with this statement.
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BESA fears ‘ticking time bomb’ of mental health cases in construction

There could be another surge in mental health problems across construction, as BESA urges firms to take a proactive approach to assessing wellbeing to avoid “a ticking time bomb of cases”.
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Interserve deploys 150 Mental Health First Aiders

Interserve Construction has deployed 150 Mental Health First Aiders to support their colleagues during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Project managers require improved mental health support, says APM

63% of project managers say their main project is causing them stress, as APM calls for improved mental health support.
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Free mental health workshops for vulnerable construction workers

The Mates in Mind charity, with the support of Tideway, is rolling out free mental health workshops for vulnerable construction workers.
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One in four construction workers contemplate suicide, reveals report

26% of construction industry professionals thought about taking their own lives in 2019, as job insecurity, long hours, time away from families, lack of support from HR and late payments all contributed to the ‘silent crisis’.

MIND YOUR HEAD campaign to launch at UKCW2019

The MIND YOUR HEAD campaign is set to launch with a unique “MATERIAL SUPPORT” exhibition at UK Construction Week 2019.
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Gleeds launches Wellness Week to tackle poor mental health

Gleeds Property Network (GPN), the property and construction consultancy’s social and educational network, is to launch its own Wellness Week.
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Mental Health Awareness: Seddon marks one year of Jordan’s Conversation

Seddon hosted activities across its construction sites during this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week to mark one year since the business launched its mental health initiative, Jordan’s Conversation.
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IOSH urges prevention-first approach to mental health

Four in five British workers won’t discuss mental health problems with their boss because they fear being stigmatised and judged incapable, IOSH urges business to develop a "prevention-first" approach .
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Hudson Contract to promote Construction Industry Helpline

Hudson Contract is shining a light on the Construction Industry Helpline available to freelance tradespeople and their families suffering from mental health or financial problems.
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Research reveals 78% of construction workers in the midlands struggle with...

Research carried out by Aquarius Life as part of Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May) has found that 78% of construction employees in the Midlands experience stress that they struggle to cope with, with 2% admitting turning to alcohol or drugs to help deal with stress or pressure

Bankruptcy on the cards for more than 70% of small construction...

New research suggests many small construction firms are struggling to cope financially due to the knock-on effects of late payments and are likely to face bankruptcy or liquidation.
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Spotlight on Mental Health in the Construction Industry

Ahead of Mental Health Awareness Week commencing on 14 May, solicitors Kara Price and Sarah Wales from law firm Womble Bond Dickinson discuss how to tackle mental health issues in the workplace and spot the early signs

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