Break the Stigma of Men’s Mental Health

Mens Mental Health

It has been shown consistently that men often do not seek help when they are struggling.  The notion that they are "weak" or perceived as being weak tends to be an influencer in them not seeking help.  It also appears that the stigma associated with needing help or struggling with mental health is an influencer in them not seeking help.

Research has shown that there was a 2.3% increase in male suicide from 2021 to 2022 (CDC).  The data also showed that 79% of deaths by suicide within the United States were men. (CDC)  If you would like to review the data it can be found on the website

Guys out there reading this post.  I just want to let you know that you do not have to deal with things alone.  That there is help out there for you.  There are people who will not judge you and want to see you live your best life.  I know you may fear how it will look for you to seek help,  Seeking help is not a weakness.  It is actually a strength.  Knowing when you need to ask for help is a great tool to have.

Let us work on reducing the stigma of men asking for help.  Men working more will not solve your daily life struggles.  It may help you escape and you may even feel extra money will fix things.  In the end your problems/struggles continue to linger.  You are just distracting yourself from them by working more.  You may even justify that having extra money will solve your struggles.  Thinking like this tends to lead to additional life struggles and does not solve the issue you were struggling with prior to making a decision to work more.  In the end avoiding struggles often leads to additional more compounding struggles.

I hope this article finds you happy, healthy, and well!  Thank you for taking the time out of your busy day to read this article.  I hope it imparted some new knowledge!