Today is #worldsuicidepreventionday and according to the Office for National Statistics, there were 5,691 suicides in England and Wales last year, three quarters of which were among men. In construction alone there are over 500 suicide deaths a year.
With the current pandemic, be supportive and understanding to one another and open lines of communication. Sometimes simply asking how someone is can make a huge difference to their day.
This interview with the Lighthouse Club Charity CEO, Bill Hill, provides an insight into mental health in the construction industry and the difference that charities like the Lighthouse Club Charity can make to people’s lives.
Click here to read the interview.