Our society encourages men to be strong and silent with their emotions. This type of attitude is dangerous to men who struggle with depression.
One man, extending a lifeline to a friend learns sometimes it’s not the end after all.
Glen Poole wants to help men talk about masculinity, men’s issues and the experience of being a man. All of which we obviously find incredibly important here at The Good Men Project.
Adult men are often the same. Their depression doesn’t always manifest as crying, lying in bed, or other stereotypical symptoms of depression. Very often their spouses don’t even recognize the depression. I frequently hear about partners who view low energy as laziness and decreased sex drive as dissatisfaction with the relationship.
Part of honoring our veterans is serving them when they return to civilian life.
“Come out to your relatives…come out to your friends…if indeed they are your friends. Come out to your neighbors…to your fellow workers…to the people who work where you eat and shop…”—Harvey Milk
Suicide Prevention Week may be over, but we must still refuse to go gently, we must still coax those at risk to safety. Melanie McKinnon is a survivor sharing her special reasons life offers hope even during the darkest times.
This is what suicide looks like, when you would do anything to make the pain go away.
Wellcast offers help during National Suicide Prevention Week.
One man’s story is proof that a single moment can forever alter a life. Especially when the end promises peace.
Trapped between life or death after an impromptu walk one night, one survivor confesses why she decided to live.
The tragic death of Mr. Anthony Riley was the catalyst for a worldwide collaboration to promote suicide prevention and mental health care. — As the late June day turned into early night, a group of young black women stood at the entrance way of a lavish Center City Philadelphia park and unpacked several boxes. In…
Ideas about masculinity and vulnerability are changing. But is it enough to save men’s lives?
In 2013 men accounted for 80 percent of deaths from suicide. Yet, men seldom seek help for depression.
What do boys need to hear in order to become men? Edgar Wilson reflects on the things he didn’t know as a boy, but now is cautious and aware of as a man.
A Chicago author who tried several times to kill himself explains why Sandra Bland didn’t commit suicide. — by Richard Taylor When I first heard the news about the arrest and alleged suicide of Ms. Sandra Bland, I thought to myself: “Not again; not another hashtag; not another black life that didn’t seem to matter…