Category: Suicide

Stress & depression – “Men don’t cry”

Stress & depression – “Men don’t cry” stress - men dont cry

Who says “Men don’t cry”? And why given the astonishing figures around stress, men’s mental health, addictions and depression would they not cry? 34% of men agreed or strongly agreed that they “constantly felt stressed or under pressure at work. 12.5% of men in the UK suffer from one of the most common mental health…

How do you know someone has suicidal feelings?

How do you know someone has suicidal feelings? suicidal feelings

How would you recognise someone with suicidal feelings? If you could have a small amount of knowledge to help someone in crisis what would it be? What would it be like, if you could understand what it is like to feel trapped? If you could see some of the signs that a person feels like their…

Why is it hard talking about male suicide

Why is it hard talking about male suicide male suicide

It can be hard to know where to start when talking about male suicide, but we have to. It is the leading cause of death in men aged under 45 in the UK, therefore we need to act. I never understood in the past, what it was that brought about suicidal feelings, but through experience…