We've gathered together a range of resources to help you find the support that's right for you.
men's mental health awareness
Understanding your mind.
It's all too easy to fall into a trap of feeling alone, isolated in your own mind and struggling to see a way out. Understanding what's going on and why is a crucial first step in finding a solution.
you are not alone
In England, roughly 1 in 8 men have a common mental health problem such as depression, anxiety, panic disorder or obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
a chemical unbalance?
It's commonly believed that depression and anxiety is caused by changes to your brain chemistry. However if these changes have occurred, it's not currently known whether this is a the result of the depression or its cause.
The hardest part is getting out of your own head, and reaching out to others for help can seem daunting. We've listed a range of resources below to get you started.
Fighting for mental health. For support. For respect. For you.
Mental health issues can impact anyone, even those who seem to have everything going for them.
"I now have no problem with anxiety, it was something I was dealing with in the band... People saw strength in that, and they didn't seem to expect it from a guy, but they expect it from a female, which to me is crazy. We're all human.
"It's time that everyone speaks up. Just having a conversation with a friend or family member can really make such a difference. It’s OK to have this conversation. It’s really important to have this conversation."
"I've always dealt with my own mental health issues - I've been on antidepressants since I was 15 years old, it's still a massive part of my life, therapy is a massive part too - but I always shied away from chatting about it publicly because I'm Martin Kemp's kid."