Suicide Prevention in the Construction Workplace

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Suicide Prevention in the Construction Workplace

Join us for this exclusive virtual workshop brought to you by USGBC-LA and Lendlease.


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Friday, July 14 · 12 - 1pm PDT



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About this event

  • 1 hour
  • Mobile eTicket

The construction industry experiences one of the highest rates of suicide. Our vision is to cultivate a construction community of advocates who aspire to eliminate the devastating impact of suicide in the industry.

While suicide prevention is personal, it is also a public health issue, which affects work, communities, and families. By improving our understanding of mental health and suicide prevention, we can support the effort to prevent suicides by promoting mental health and encouraging early identification and intervention.

The “VitalCog in Construction” training is part of a suite of offerings overseen by the University of Colorado Johnson Depression Center. VitalCog trains employees at all levels of a construction organization to appreciate the critical need for suicide prevention while creating a forum for dialogue and critical thinking about mental health challenges, and by promoting help-seeking and help-giving behaviors.

Click the following link to download the VitalCog Suicide Prevention in the Construction Workplace Training Overview.

Meet the Presenter

Alex Yannacone

Alex Yannacone has an extensive background in implementation and training for the prevention and intervention of mental health services and education. As the Director of Education and Community Programs at the Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Center, Alex provides programs and training addressing mental well-being for workplaces, schools, and communities across the United States. She is also a master trainer in suicide prevention training including QPR and VitalCog. Prior to her work at the Center, Alex contributed to the oversight, management, and delivery of a statewide child abuse and neglect prevention program. Additionally, Alex has provided therapeutic services to at-risk families and the refugee population within Colorado.

This training is brought to you by USGBC-LA in partnership with the Lendlease Foundation and Helen and Arthur E. Johnson Depression Center.


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