Young Men's Mental Health
Why focus on young men's mental health?
Everyone has mental health and can experience mental illness regardless of their gender. That’s why having conversations about mental health in general is really important, but is also important to talk about how mental health problems can affect different types of people differently – whether that’s because of race, sexuality, disability, or in this case gender. Explore some of the statistics and information below to understand why focusing on men’s mental health is important.
Men speak up about mental health
Watch this video to see how being gay has affected Ollie Alexander (actor & lead singer of the band Year & Years).
To hear more personal experiences of LGBT+ people’s experiences of the relationship between their sexuality and mental health visit:
Watch this video to hear
Support for Young Men
All the support services linked on the homepage of this website () can help you if you are struggling with your mental health. As well as the services on the homepage here are some extra services and resources with specific advice for young men which could help you or a friend:
CALM – www.thecalmzone.net