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Let’s be honest about male stress

9th June 2016

13th June: Today is the start of Men’s Health Week, organised by the Men’s Health Forum with the theme ‘Stress and how to beat it’.

PAPYRUS urges men not to hide stress. But it can be stressful being a man these days, a fact confirmed by callers to the charity’s HOPELineUK helpline services. We hear about stress from loss, from relationships, from work, from studying, from friendships, family and money.

Too many perceive that men need to show strength through being silent and stoic, but stress overload, even from what might seem trivial day-to-day events, can seriously damage our health.

PAPYRUS urges men to talk and share stressful issues and offers tips to prevent them becoming overwhelming. We urge you to check them out. https://www.papyrus-uk.org/help-advice/mens-health-week-2016

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