By now we’ve heard that construction workers are at a higher risk of experiencing mental health problems than members of other industries which is why Target Tradies and Black Dog Institute have launched a campaign to deliver positive mental health messages to construction workers around the country.

The poster campaign will be launched Australia-wide, with the posters asking readers to “mind your mates”, to hopefully reduce the stigma associated with mental health issues in the construction industry.

According to a spokesperson from Black Dog Institute, construction workers already have a strong culture of safety and looking out for each other, which is why we need to extend this to mental health.

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