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Bald – by Nick Wright

‘It would appear that male pattern baldness has set in. His hair, at an alarming pace, running away from his face. He’s losing his virility, and now his masculinity has been compromised and his libido down-sized. Not for me, heaven…

Living with mental illness during lockdown

The Covid-19 lockdown started on 23rd March 2020 in the UK. It’s brought lasting change to how we live our lives and it’s been struggle for many people. Much of what we previously took for granted seemed to vanish overnight.…

Intimacy and Men – A psychodynamic theory

By: Dr Luke Sullivan Psychodynamic theories of male development have focused on the early years of men’s lives (Chodorow, 1978; Diamond, 2004; Fast, 1990; Greenson, 1968; Ogden, 1989; Pollack, 1995; Stoller, 1964, 1965, 1968) and have led to the hypothesis…

Childlessness

By: Robin Hadley Rather than me bang on academically about why the myth that fatherhood doesn’t mean much to men. I thought it would be better to share the men experiences. The following extracts are from men I’ve interviewed and…

Men and the Armed Forces

By: Lauren Ward The rising number of military personnel suffering ‘emotional trauma’ has been well documented (NAMI, 2011). This, as well as the number of service men and women committing or attempting suicide has been a source of both professional…

Faces of Mental Health – A New Short Film

By: Arthur Cauty Since losing somebody myself to suicide, I’ve experienced the stigma around suicide and mental health up close. And only through talking about my loss did I uncover just how common suicide, depression and mental health issues are. It…

Men – your mental health checklist

You would go to the dentist if you had toothache, and make an appointment with the GP if something was wrong with your physical health. It is just as important to treat your mental health in the same way –…
If you feel that your life is at risk and cannot gurantee your safety, please dial 999.
If you feel that your life is at risk and cannot gurantee your safety, please dial 999.