Mental Health Resources
If you are struggling with your mental health, know that it is okay to not be okay. But it’s important to know when to reach out for help. One of the bravest things you can do is seek the help you deserve to live a fuller life.
If you don’t know where to go for help, here are several external resources:
- 988 Suicide & Crisis Hotline
The 988 Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals in the United States. Simply dial or text 988 for assistance. Online chat available.
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
DPR’s EAP provides confidential support from licensed counselors and work/life specialists to all employees at DPR and all related U.S. entities in the DPR family of companies. This free service provides up to 10 free sessions a year.
- Substance Abuse & Mental Health Administration (SAMHSA)
The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) offers many free resources and educational materials on mental health and substance abuse.
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Given the high rate of suicide within the construction industry, OSHA provides educational articles, flyers and other resources on suicide prevention. The website also recommends various associations for further help and crisis resources.
- Construction Suicide Prevention Week 2023
Construction Suicide Prevention Week raises awareness of the high number of suicides in the industry, the unique challenges workers face that may contribute to this trend, and helpful resources to drive awareness and prevention. Their website provides a directory of crisis resources, educational videos, toolbox talks, and helpful articles on various mental health topics.
- Videos: Mental Health and Suicide in the Construction Industry
This five-video series explores mental health and suicide in the construction industry. The videos are available in English and Spanish.