04 Nov

Suicide – Mental Health – Movember 2016

Let me ask you a question.  Trigger warning, it’s about suicide.  How many people in the UK kill themselves in a week? Would you be surprised to learn that suicide numbers in the UK are, on average 117.  117 people end their own lives every single week.  It’s a hard fact to swallow.

How many of those 117 suicides are men?  91. That’s over three-quarters.  One every 2 hours.

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02 Nov

Mental Health – Movember

Mental Health. Men’s mental health. There you go, it’s out there.  So why do so many men suffer in silence? Moving in the circles of sexual advice that I choose to frequent on social media, there is much talk about the inequalities that women face, but little about the inequalities facing men.

 

The statistics make for stark reading, an article on Men’s Health Forum reports that: Read More

01 Nov

Movember giveaway of goodies for men [ENDED]

You may have seen me dedicate my blog this month to the Movember foundation.  The Movember foundation aims to raise awareness and funds for matters relating to men’s health. I will be publishing several articles on matters of mens health this Movember, and encouraging you, my dearest readers to get involved too.  One of the things I’ve decided to do is run Read More

01 Nov

Mental Illness – Do I have one & What can I do?

Issues of mental illness are increasingly common place, and with modern life so full is it any surprise?

Work, family, money, social life, Brexit, there are any number of pressures on any one of us, and y’know, sometimes the fact that you’ve run out of fairy washing up liquid can just be the final straw that turns the cracks into chasms.

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