We formed the Men’s Mental Health Social Interest Group to come together as a community to examine the stigma and prejudice against mental health issues in our culture that often prevents us – and men in particular – from getting the support that we need, and to work to destigmatize mental health issues. We recognize that part of that work often includes the sharing of our own stories.
During the course of our meetings, we decided to make a video/public service announcement to seek to help others. This is the result:
Eight men from The Good Men Project’s Men’s Mental Health Social Interest Group share from the heart to show that everyone is dealing with something and that those dealing with mental health issues are not weak, just human. There is no shame in mental illness. We hope that this encourages you to add your voice to ours and to share YOUR personal story.
If you are inspired to do so, please share your own story – whether in words or video form – and share it with the hashtag #NotWeakJustHuman
Photo credit: The Good Men Project