“Did you know that men have feelings, too?” Dr. Rich Mahogany (not a real doctor) has some resources for men, and the people who care about them, to explore those feelings. ManTherapy.org is a website designed to make men feel comfortable exploring therapeutic options and looking for advice for getting through those unavoidable, difficult life circumstances.
There’s an 18-point head inspection to screen for depression, and a humorous, action-oriented, no nonsense attitude. In case of emergency, the red phone provides the number to the National Suicide Prevention Hotline, here:
In Canada and the U.S., the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
A fake doc on the internet is no substitute for a real, live mental health professional, but it could be a step in the right direction, and one that men can take from the comfort and privacy of their browser windows.
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