The work of building better mental health in the construction sector never stops. ICBA Training is offering a number of free (for our members) sessions this month, and many of them have a mental health component:

Opioid Poisoning Response Training | April 4 (8-10AM)
Many communities experience a high rate of opioid use (common in many prescription pain medications) but lack the support needed to manage and prevent poisoning.  This program supports communities by providing free training and nasal naloxone kits.

Addiction Awareness in Construction: Substance Use Disorder | April 12 (1-2PM)
Explore construction-specific statistics, low-risk guidelines for alcohol and marijuana use, and discover healthier pain management strategies.

Getting Your Financial House in Order | April 24 (1-2PM)
Learn how to build your financial foundation and prepare for what life might bring you.

Food and Finance | April 24 (2-3PM)
Become more organized and savvy about your meal planning, your cooking, and your food shopping – save yourself time and money!

Addiction Prevention for the Construction Industry | April 26 (11AM-noon)
Equip yourself with vital insights into recognizing signs of addiction, understanding risk factors, and implementing preventive measures in the workplace.

Budgeting 101 | April 27 (10-11AM)
A budget is simply a plan for your money based on your priorities and goals – learn 6 easy steps to help you make a spending plan.

The Psychology of Saving | April 27 (9-10AM)
Learn how to maintain your Financial Well Being by helping identifying what encourages you to spend and save, as well as how to be mindful of these motivations so that you do not spend unnecessarily.

Each week, ICBA’s Jordan Bateman reflects on what we’ve learned as we participate in ICBA’s Workplace Wellness Program. ICBA’s Workplace Wellness Program is helping more than 100 companies and more than 10,000 construction professionals better understand mental health. This program is free for all ICBA members – check out for details.