Construction industry vows to tackle mental health issues head on (LISTEN)

by | Mar 20, 2024

Construction has the 2nd highest rate of suicides among all occupations. It is a high-stress job that has high rates of alcohol and drug use.

Brandon Anderson is the Vice President of Safety for the Missouri chapter of Associated General Contractors of America (AGCMO). He talked with Show Me Today about the steps the industry is taking to address mental health concerns.

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