According to Movember.com, on average 87 men commit suicide each day in the USA, men aged 40-59 are at the highest risk, and 1 in 4 adults in the US experience a mental health problem in a given year.
Askmen.com reports that at least 6 million US men suffer from depression each year. Depression in women is even larger then men, but men are four times more likely to commit suicide. Conclusion, women are better at taking take of them selves.
Wikipedia reports that the three main reason men do not seek help are due fear, denial, and embarrassment. Result, men are either silently suffering or dying too young.
These staggering numbers demands a change in how we interact in our community. Too many families are suffering due to the unhappiness of men, and too many men are dying too young. Let’s change our view of mental health and share with everyone that in fact it is the strong, brave, and masculine men who seek to grow.
“LET’S TALK IT OUT, NOT TOUGH IT OUT!”