Men’s Mental Health

We need to talk about male suicide | Steph Slack | TEDxFolkestone

At some point in your life you’ll probably be touched by male* suicide. It’s now the biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK with 12 men taking their own lives every day. In her challenging TEDx talk, Steph Slack shares her personal story of how losing her uncle to suicide caused her to …

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Young Men’s Mental Health ‘Take the Time and Make the Time’ | National Youth Council of Ireland

The NYCI Youth Health Programme has created this video to highlight issues experienced by young men around mental health. In 2018 the National Youth Health Programme (NYHP) conducted a rapid needs assessment among the youth work sector in Ireland to investigate ‘Young Men’s Health’. From the assessment according to youth workers anger (88%), anxiety (86%) …

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The New Sharing of Emotions | Margaret Norris | TedTalk

Can a smartphone add a new dimension to fostering mental health? Margaret Morris reveals how subjects successfully interacted with their phones throughout the day — mapping moods, charting physical responses and getting instant ideas on confronting situations — and rather than expressing concerns about privacy, they wanted to share their emotions with others.

Mental Health For All By Involving All | Vikram Patel | TedTalk Global 2012

Nearly 450 million people are affected by mental illness worldwide. In wealthy nations, just half receive appropriate care, but in developing countries, close to 90 percent go untreated because psychiatrists are in such short supply. Vikram Patel outlines a highly promising approach — training members of communities to give mental health interventions, empowering ordinary people …

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