A Canadian website named Heads Up Guys is taking direct aim at the silent epidemic of male depression, mental illness and suicide. Andrea has very positive things to say about it!
I think, for many of us, we’ve always assumed that when you want to have a difficult conversation, and disclosing your depression can be a difficult conversation, you wanted to set aside a time to have it without any distractions.
What if the distractions would help instead?
Increasing awareness for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) tags: CA Boys in Custody and the Women Who Abuse Them tags: CA Study: Growing number of children sexually abused via webcams tags: CA Brave kids take stand against abuse | News.com.au tags: CA Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.
I think Brittany makes an important point about boundaries in the post below. Most commonly when we talk about setting boundaries we talk about what we won’t accept from other people. That’s important, but it’s also important and healthy to consider how we protect ourselves.
We’re a long way from actual proof, but the research so far is showing some promise. This could be huge, as one of the most frustrating things for people who do finally make the effort to get help for mental health issues, is a lack of available resources. Being waitlisted for even an initial appointment…