Men’s Health Month: Man Therapy
The statistics say it all: working-age men (25-64 years old) account for the largest number of suicide deaths in the United States. They are four times more likely than women to die from suicide. These men are also the least likely to receive support – they don’t talk about their experiences with friends and family or ask professionals for help, according to the Colorado Office of Suicide Prevention.
During Men’s Health Month in June, Mental Health Colorado wants to focus on changing this mindset. Men must talk about their feelings.
A local advertising firm, Cactus, partnered with the Colorado Office of Suicide Prevention to launch a campaign that gets men talking. They created Dr. Rich Mahogany, a guy’s guy who helps connect men to a resource they desperately need. And although he’s not a real doctor, his message is very real. Mental health saves lives.
Learn more at mantherapy.org and check up on yourself with a quick 20 Point Head Inspection.GET STARTED