Posts Tagged ‘ mental health ’

Mental Health in Construction: How to Combat the Rising Rates of Suicide

Sep 9th, 2022

Mental health issues have long been a problem in the construction industry. A 2020 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report found that workers in construction have one of the highest suicide rates compared to other industries. In fact, their suicide rate is nearly four times higher than the general population. As a result, […]

Why Windows Matter – Windows, Mental Health, and the Fenestration Industry

Aug 23rd, 2022

Ironically, writing this blog post has been trickier than the others because it’s the topic with the most research behind it. It also makes the most sense since no one gets excited about the idea of sitting in a windowless room for any time –barring those requiring it, of course, like movie theaters. But while […]

WDMA Begins Conference on Note of Personal Health and Resilience

Oct 28th, 2020

At a time when mental health has reached a forefront due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) encouraged its members to tackle their stressors head-on at the onset of its fall conference Tuesday. “To put it mildly, this year has been a year like no other,” exclaimed Bob Lewis, WDMA chairperson […]

Experts Weigh in on Self-Care, Mental and Emotional Wellness During Pandemic

Apr 6th, 2020

Practicing self-care isn’t anything new, in fact it might be seen as more valuable now that the country has been under additional stress since the COVID-19 outbreak. The virus seems to have everyone on the move as many are working around the clock to learn as much as possible about it. “Self-care is associated with […]

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