Break the Stigma

Designed specifically for the Construction, Building, Transport, Forestry, Manufacturing & Engineering industries.
This powerful workshop is delivered by Richie Hardcore,
well-regarded public speaker, MC, and Muay Thai champion.
Richie explores the signs & symptoms of mental ill health and its impact on our relationships, work and family. He breaks down the stigma often associated with mental health and addresses the 'he'll be right' attitude.
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Workshop package includes:
1. 60 minute workshop
  • What is depression, signs and symptoms

  • What factors lead to depression - where it comes from and how it impacts our mind, body and emotions

  • The impact alcohol, drugs and pornography can have on our mental health

  • How to identify if someone you work with is going through a hard time

  • How we can overcome depression

  • Self help and strategies for supporting good mental health

  • Where to seek help


2. Q&A session with Richie Hardcore 

3. Nutritious & delicious breakfast or lunch & drinks* 

      We can cater for all dietary requirements

4. Mental health support hand-out for all attendees 


Package Cost $2,350* + gst


*Cost based on up to 25 attendees. Talk to us about accommodating larger groups. Workshops delivered at your Auckland workplace or building site. We suggest hosting this workshop during Toolbox sessions in the morning before work, or during smoko or lunch breaks. Our workshops embrace a culture of inclusion. 


Variable & additional costs to be discussed on booking;

Additional attendees

Projector, AV equipment and seating

Key dates;

Mental Health Awareness Week - 23rd to 27th September 2019

World Mental Health Day - 10th October 2019

The Site Safe Report (2019), co-funded by the Building Research Association NZ (BRANZ) through the Building Research Levy and Site Safe,
reveals that suicides occurred across a range of trades and professions, including painters, electricians, engineers, machinery operators, plumbers, plasterers, labourers, concrete workers, roofers, with builders representing the highest number at 21 per cent of suicides in the sector. Most deaths were among the 18 to 22 and 40 to 45 year age groups.