Suicide prevention matters every day

We join others in recognizing both the month of September as Suicide Prevention Month, and last week as Suicide Prevention Week. The messages being shared throughout social media are a true sign of...

Understanding the WellBQ: let’s talk about worker well-being

Those concerned about the 'world of work' are more and more recognizing and discussing the impact worker well-being plays on our health, satisfaction, performance and productivity. Worker well-being...

Our 2022 Summer Institute was a Success!

OHWC’s Occupational Health Psychology Summer Institute was a success! Our day-long online event, Total Worker Health® approaches in industry and academia: Key elements and implementation, welcomed...

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline changes to 988

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced this past Saturday, the U.S. 10-digit National Suicide Prevention Lifeline has transitioned to 988. This three-digit...

Building capacity in Total Worker Health® education

I'm not sure if we had any idea what we were building when we brainstormed the opportunity within our Oregon Total Worker Health® Alliance to develop curriculum addressing the Total Worker Health...

The BENFRA Center: Drs. Doris E. Kretzschmar and Miranda Lim

Join us online July 19 at our OHWC Summer Institute

We hope you will join us on July 19, 2022 for our virtual Oregon Healthy Workforce Center single day Summer Institute. This year's event will address Total Worker Health® Approaches in Industry...

Worker well-being in the trades podcast episode (part 2)

In our latest podcast episode, we invite guest speakers Tiffany Thompson, former Director of Workforce Equity and Technical Assistance of Oregon Tradeswomen and Dr. Maura Kelly, Associate Professor...

Upcoming continuing education for all

While the number of virtual online learning opportunities have expanded tremendously during the past two years, many of us are also eager to again attend events and courses in person. A wide...

Inclusion and worker well-being in the trades podcast episode

In our latest podcast episode, we invite guest speakers Kelly Kupcak, Oregon Tradeswomen and Larry Williams, Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries (BOLI) to discuss inclusion and worker well-being...