GBCA Continues Sharing the Importance of Mental Health Awareness on 6abc

GBCA is reminding the Philadelphia region of the need to pay attention to our workforce and address mental health and substance abuse issues. This month, our article on what the

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Philadelphia’s Construction Leaders Building a Heathier Industry

GBCA has partnered with the Philadelphia Business Journal to share the stories of the Philadelphia region’s union commercial construction industry. From the Philadelphia Business Journal: It’s no secret that mental

Stand Down to Raise Awareness about Substance Abuse and Mental Health Issues in Construction

On May 11, 2021, GBCA, the Building Trades Council of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania & Vicinity (BTC), the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (EASRCC), and Gilbane Building Company held a

National Prevention Week for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Awareness

May 9-15, 2021 is National Prevention Week, a public education platform held by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) promoting resources to help individuals and communities become

Health & Safety Toolbox Talk: Suicide Awareness

This Toolbox Talk, developed by GBCA, the Building Trades Council of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania & Vicinity, and the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters in support of 2021’s National Prevention

Health & Safety Toolbox Talk: Opioid Use Disorder

This Toolbox Talk, developed by GBCA, the Building Trades Council of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania & Vicinity, and the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters in support of 2021’s National Prevention

Health & Safety Toolbox Talk: Alcohol Use and Abuse: What You Should Know

This Toolbox Talk, developed by GBCA, the Building Trades Council of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania & Vicinity, and the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters in support of 2021’s National Prevention

Health & Safety Toolbox Talk: Rethinking Substance Abuse and Mental Health

This Toolbox Talk, developed by GBCA, the Building Trades Council of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania & Vicinity, and the Eastern Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters in support of 2021’s National Prevention

September is National Recovery Month

In the construction industry, alcohol and substance abuse are major issues. The physical nature of construction work can even lead to abuse of prescription medications, namely opioids. In 2015, the