Sharing – Male mental health undermined by friends’ desire to advise

Sharing – Male mental health undermined by friends’ desire to advise

Guys, let’s be honest, this statistic is just as true outside the UK as it is inside where this survey was done, and it’s proof positive that we aren’t doing something right. The mental health charity surveyed 3,000 men and found that only a quarter would openly tell their male friends if they were struggling with…

Links I’m Sharing (weekly)

Links I’m Sharing (weekly)

Teachers need better training to combat child sex abuse, says charity Depression and Marriage: Dealing with a Depressed Spouse Honouring Veterans Means Caring About Their Mental Health #MeToo includes too many children; we all need to look out for them Updated: Reality of children’s mental health issues are terrifying with few answers How Group Therapy…

UK Charity Starts Suicide Prevention Text Line Aimed at Men

UK Charity Starts Suicide Prevention Text Line Aimed at Men

They made the announcement on World Mental Health Day yesterday, that they were taking aim at the increasing numbers of men in the UK dying from suicide, especially those who are not comfortable talking to someone about their issues. The hope is that by making a text service available across the UK that it will…

Sharing – Share #SOMETHINGGOOD
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Sharing – Share #SOMETHINGGOOD

The Life is Good Company is putting out the challenge to get the #SOMETHINGOOD hashtag trending, surely we can help them spend some money on their kids foundation, right? “To celebrate our 25th anniversary, we’re shifting the conversation toward all that’s good and helping kids in need. For every #SomethingGood shared, $1 will be donated…

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Shared Links (weekly)

The Loneliness of Feeling Like You Can’t Reach Out for Help Mental Health in the Workplace Roundup The costs of loving a trauma survivor We Need to Talk about Men and Eating Disorders Prince William says celebrities shunned mental health charity – During the debate, the audience was asked whether they or anyone they knew…

Link – Judge orders couple who started fundraiser for homeless man to hand over money after they allegedly use funds for flights, gambling

Link – Judge orders couple who started fundraiser for homeless man to hand over money after they allegedly use funds for flights, gambling

I’m sharing this story, not because I want to shame anyone in particular, but to try and explain why I ignore so many requests from people to share their attempts to raise money or sign petitions in support of their story. Here is, yet again, a case of a cause that went viral in a…