Men’s Health Week isn’t just about physical health. Men have mental health too, and it not being ‘macho’ to admit they are struggling is a big problem.
Men accounted for 75% of people who sadly took their own lives in England in 2020.1 In 2018, men aged 20-34 were more than 3 times as likely to lose their lives to suicide than in vehicle accidents.2
We must do more than say it’s time for men to talk; we need to make it so men feel they can talk. This podcast looks at toxic masculinity and gender stereotypes and the considerable impact this is having on men’s health.