1 in 8 men in the UK experience some sort of common mental health problem. Young and middle aged men are roughly three times more likely to take their own lives than women.
Figures show that 1 in 40 think about suicide over the course of a year. Locally Brighton & Hove has had a higher rate of deaths by suicide than the national average for more than a century, with significant higher rates of suicide among men aged 36-64 years old. Alright Mate? Is a campaign founded in Brighton & Hove to help prevent male suicide. You can find out more here: https://view.genial.ly/636a807b6ea0760012d826aa/interactive-content-man-up-or-open-up