Due to COVID-19 we have had to make the difficult decision to delay all events until 2021. One of the most important events we will be running is in aid of Mens Mental Health. Part of the stigma that still exists about mental health for men is that men have greater difficulty talking about their own struggles than women do. Anyone can hit crisis point. In England around 1 in 8 men have a common mental health problem. However men may be reluctant to seek support for their mental health or disclose mental health problems to loved ones.
If you are suffering there are people to help you. Some helpline numbers are:
In 2017 5 821 suicides were recorded in Great Britain of these 75% were males. Suicide represents the largest cause of death for men under 50.
Higher rates of suicide are also found in minority communities including gay men war veterans men from BAME backgrounds and those with low incomes. One group that may be particularly vulnerable to death by suicide are middle-aged men from lower socio-economic backgrounds. This may be due to the interaction of a range of complex factors that include: socioeconomic hardship unemployment and underemployment relationship breakdown and lack of social support all of which are common risk factors for suicide.
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