As uncomfortable as the topic of suicide may be to talk about, it is crucial that we do. September 10 is a day to shed light on the importance of mental health and let those struggling know we are here to help.

Those working in the construction industry may be at higher risk for mental illness and suicide. But there is hope. By raising awareness, reducing stigma and encouraging action, we can all help prevent suicide.

If you or someone you know is struggling, please visit for mental health support. Receive same-day mental health support from medical doctors and mental health professionals who are available 24/7/365.