"September 5-9, 2022 is Construction Suicide Prevention Week. Join the nationwide effort to raise awareness about the unique challenges construction workers face and what we can do to help safeguard their #mentalhealth and lives." bit.ly/3wWCzy4 Thank you for sharing, VPPPA!
"Many studies show that staying connected with others – even through small ways like checking in – keeps us emotionally connected, helps with stress management, is good for physical health and reminds us to check in with ourselves!" Here are some tips for checking in with others in our October Behavioral Health Column from our partner, MindWise." vpppa.org/blog/behavioral-health-column-october-2020 Thank you for sharing this wonderful resource VPPPA! #Mindwise #BehavioralHeal
"Too often self-care is just not seen as a guy thing. But self-care doesn’t have to be soft and fluffy - although of course it can be small moments of luxury - it’s really about paying attention to one’s needs be it physical, emotional and mental. In construction and related fields, things like tight deadlines, physical demands of the job, and a fast pace can add stress to both the body and the mind. While we easily notice aches and pains in the body, it is equally as import
The August edition of the MindWise Behavioral Health Q&A Column is available to read on VPPPA's website! "Welcome to the newest edition of the Behavioral Health Q&A Column! VPPPA has partnered with experts at MindWise Innovations to present a monthly Q&A article addressing questions that members might be hesitant to ask about. These columns will address your questions about mental health, substance abuse, brain injuries, family issues and more. We will be posting a new column
Check out VPPPA'S newest blog post - Quarantine and Mental Health: How Remote Workers Can Avoid Burnout "Here’s a closer look at how being in quarantine can affect your mental health, and what you can do to avoid burnout..." Read more here! #VPPPA #MentalHealth #COVID19Resources #CoronavirusResources #QuarantineMentalHealth #RemoteWorkerHealth #BurnoutPrevention #SelfCare
"The COVID-19 crisis has wreaked havoc on our world, our country, our workplaces, communities and ourselves. So far countless people have lost their lives and millions have lost their jobs and cannot pay their rent, mortgage or other bills. There’s no sugar coating it: Many of us are suffering. The United States has been greatly affected by the pandemic, harboring the most cases and the most deaths. To slow the spread and save lives, most of us have been isolating at home. If
"Welcome to the newest edition of the Behavioral Health Q&A Column! VPPPA has partnered with experts at MindWise Innovations to present a monthly Q&A article addressing questions that members might be hesitant to ask about. These columns will address your questions about mental health, substance abuse, brain injuries, family issues and more. We will be posting a new column on the third Thursday of each month. To submit your own question for the experts click here! June is Men