Construction Industry Training Network (CITN)

FREE FOR MEMBERS: Suicide Awareness and Prevention in the Construction Industry
Thursday, May 9th, 2024
Registration Deadline
Wednesday, May 8th, 2024
Event Description

Join us for a compelling 1-hour workshop on Suicide Awareness and Prevention. In this informative workshop, we delve into the key aspects of suicide prevention, particularly tailored for the construction industry.


What We’ll Cover:

Statistics: Gain insight into the prevalence and impact of suicide through general and construction industry-specific statistics.

Thoughts of Suicide: Delve into the complexities of suicidal ideation, learning to recognize and understand the thoughts that may precede such crises.

Signs of Struggle: Explore the subtle signs and overt indicators of individuals in distress, empowering yourself to identify and respond to those in need.

How to Help: Learn practical strategies for providing support, including the importance of asking, developing safety plans, and connecting individuals with professional resources.

Resources: Access a wealth of resources and support networks aimed at promoting mental health and well-being within the construction industry and beyond.


Why Attend? 

Industry-Focused Insights: Tailored content for construction professionals.   

Proactive Prevention: Equip yourself with strategies to prevent suicide.

Supportive Work Environment: Learn how to create an atmosphere that encourages open dialogue and provides essential resources. 


Don't miss this opportunity to equip yourself with the knowledge and skills needed to make a positive difference in the lives of your colleagues and community members. Together, we can create safer, more supportive environments for all.


Important Note: 

We encourage active participation in this workshop, which involves interactive elements such as polls, word clouds, and multiple-choice questions and the ability to submit questions to the presenters. To ensure a safe and confidential space, we want to highlight that you will have the option to interact with us anonymously using the interactive platform Slido.


Your privacy and comfort are of utmost importance, and we want to create an environment where everyone feels free to engage openly. If you have any concerns or questions about anonymity or the interactive features, please feel free to reach out to


Disclaimer: The content of this presentation is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as medical advice.  


Delivery Method:  Virtual Session – Zoom Webinar & Slido   


Course Fee Includes: Access to the course, course materials, and upon completion a digital certificate if requested.  



There are no prerequisites for this course.


Who Should Attend

This session was designed for anyone who wants a better understanding of mental health and wellness. 

Contact & Support

For support or inquiries, please email or call 604-293-2339.

All prices in Canadian dollars
Ticket Price
Attendee Registration for Workshop
BC Road Builders Member $0.00
CITN Member $0.00
ICBA Member $0.00
Non-Member $25.00
11:00am - 12:00pm
Additional Information



  1. Computer or laptop
    • This course will involve on-screen interaction with your instructor and classmates, reading/viewing on-screen content (slides or videos), and interacting via typing with questions or responses. For this reason, cell-phones or tablets may not be adequate.
    • Windows 10 or Mac iOS
    • For a full list of Zoom’s requirements click here
    • Downloading of the Zoom app will ensure a much faster experience
  2. Webcam – in order to engage and collaborate, participants will be expected to have their webcams on for the duration of the class
  3. Microphone
  4. Internet connection - For best results, you will want to ensure you have an internet connection with an upload/download speed of 3-5 Mbps. You can test your internet speed here. Minimum recommended speed is 1.5 Mbps, but anything below 3 Mbps may result in loss of quality or buffering. Ideally hardwired connection versus wireless for stability - connect your computer directly to your router using an ethernet cable, rather than using your home wi-fi.
  5. A quiet space with minimal distractions - microphone will be engaged for interactive sessions. Please plan to be fully engaged in the class and clear your work schedule just as you would for the in-class program.  
  6. Comfortable chair 
Cancellation &
Refund Policy
Cancellations received at least 5 business days prior to the webinar date will result in a full refund.
Registrants who do not attend/log into a webinar, and/or who do not notify CITN of cancellation at least 5 full business days prior to the course date will be assessed the full cost of the webinar. There will be no refunds or credits in this case.
Substitution of attendees is permitted up to and including the day of the webinar.
CITN may have to postpone or cancel webinars due to insufficient enrolment, in which case CITN's liability will be limited to a refund of the registration fee.
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