S A U N A I E Presents Men's Mental Health Month
Q U O T E S: A Day of Worry is More Exhausting than A Week of Work
2nd: Believe in New Possibilities
S E G M E N T S: Men Mental Health Stats
1. Nearly 1 in 10 Men Experience Depression and Anxiety: According to a poll of 21,000 American men by researchers at the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), nearly 1 in 10 Men reported Experiencing some form of Depression or Anxiety, but less than half sought treatment.
2. Men Experience a Higher Rate of Suicide than Women. Depression, when Left Untreated, can in some cases reach a Crisis Point of Suicidal Contemplation. With so few men reaching out for Help or Support, and instead Suffering in Silence, this may be 1 reason why Men face a Higher Suicide Rate.
3. About 6 of every 10 Men Experience at least 1 Trauma in Their Lives: Men are More Likely to Experience Trauma related to Accidents, Physical Assault, Combat, Disaster, or even Witness a Death or injury. Which can cause PTSD & PTSD can Develop Weeks, Months, & sometimes Even Years after an Experienced Trauma, & can cause a Person to Relive that Traumatic Event. They'll Want Avoid Places or Situations that serve as a reminder of it aka Triggers.
4. Men are almost 2 times more likely to Binge Drink than Women: Not only do Men Binge Drink More often than Women,
Men consistently have Higher Rates of Alcohol-Related Deaths & Hospitalizations. Men are also More likely to have used Alcohol before dying by suicide.
H O T L I N E S
Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline
Crisis Text Line
Text HOME to 741741
National Domestic Violence Hotline
National Sexual Assault Hotline
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Veterans Crisis Line
(800) 273-8255, PRESS 1
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