SM Local 9 SMART MAP Eliminates Stigma Around Mental Health

Andy Gilliland, training coordinator at Sheet Metal Workers Local 9 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, knows he can’t save them all. But it doesn’t stop him from trying. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), construction workers die by suicide four times more often than the general population, and data from the National Survey on Drug Use […]

LU 10 Holds Working Minds Suicide Prevention Workshops

SMART SM Local 10 held a series of suicide prevention workshops for members through the Construction Working Minds Program. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, (CDC) men in construction die by suicide at a rate four times higher than the general adult population along with similar figures in the transportation industry. Rather […]