Chris Gardner: Wellness must be key focus of construction industry

Vancouver Sun Op Ed | Chris Gardner | Apr 26, 2021

Opinion: We need to talk about mental wellness more openly and in every part of construction — on our job sites, in our safety briefings, at our tool box talks, and in our offices

To say that as a society, we have a challenge with mental wellness is to vastly understate the seriousness of a health crisis that is raging out of control. The pandemic-forced social isolation resulting from job losses, the closure of schools and religious institutions, and the cancellation of community events and family celebrations is compounding the mental health calamity that has gripped our communities.

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