GET HELP NOW

Men, if you are unable to keep yourself or others safe in an immediate crisis, do not hesitate and call the Emergency Services:
 

999 (UK)
000 (Australia)
911 (US)

 

If you need support then there are lots of resources to call, read and take onboard:

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Samaritans

Whatever you are facing, a Samaritan will face it with you. Every seven seconds, Samaritans answer a call for help. They are there day or night, for anyone who is struggling to cope, who needs someone to listen without judgement or pressure.

Call: 116 123
Email: jo@samaritans.org


 

calm

The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against suicide. Every week 125 people in the UK take their own lives. And 75% of all UK suicides are male. CALM exists to change this.


Call: 0800 58 58 58 (5pm – midnight 365 days a year)
Online: Webchat (5pm – midnight 365 days a year)

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mind

Provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

 

Infoline: 0300 123 3393

Email: info@mind.org.uk

RETHINK MENTAL ILLNESS

Provides expert advice and information to people with mental health problems and those who care for them, as well as giving help to health professionals, employers and staff. Rethink also runs Rethink services and groups across England.

 

Telephone: 0300 5000 927 (9.30am - 4pm Monday to Friday)
Email: advice@rethink.org

 

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SHOUT

Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.

 

Text: 85258

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Directions For Men provides groups for men to come and talk about whatever it is that is affecting their mental health. We support each other through difficult times and we help each other by talking about what worked for us when we were going through difficult times.

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mangang

The ManGang was founded by a man who struggled with poor mental health all of his adult life.
He, like many other men, found it difficult to share his experience and condition with others for fear of judgement.


He thought that he would be judged as being weak.
After losing a close friend to suicide on 2017, he embarked on a campaign to break the stigma that stopped his friend from talking about his issues.

The ManGang is based on the simple concept that ‘It’s Not Weak To Speak.’

yorkey dads

Yorkey Dads was set up at the start 2016 by Jack, Mike, Dan & Mike.  We realised that there were a lot of support groups on Facebook for mums and females carers but not much in the way of support dads.  

 

We decided to set up Yorkey Dads initially as a support mechanism for dads and male carers alike. 

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