November 19th is International Men’s Day. It may seem off to have a day dedicated solely to men, as our society begins to celebrate diversity and minorities more, through initiatives such as Black History Month, […]
According to many researchers, physical exercise can considerably improve our mental health.
An investigation looking into the relationship between sport and psychology has proven that sports not only provide the opportunity to face fears, but also boost confidence and serotonin in individuals.
“Footballers are really in a melting pot of anxiety.” – Harry Latham-Coyle. Why it’s time to take male mental health in football more seriously. 12.5% of men in the UK are suffering from a mental health […]
With the conversation on mental health slowly becoming less stigmatised, we join in to take a look at the medications being prescribed and how they work. Mental health is already a deeply stigmatised issue, and […]
In a world in which we are all increasingly becoming slaves to our screens, ITV has recently set out to counter the danger that this development poses to mental wellness. On October 5th, presenters Ant […]
Dear readers, First off, I just want to say congratulations to everyone who has gotten through this year’s November deadline season and good luck to anyone who still has deadlines to go. November marks many […]
Matthew Jeffery discusses Movember and alternative ways to raise awareness regarding men‘s health
Jess Farmer documents why you should join mantality and some of their great work at the University of Leeds
For over 15 years now, men around the world have been growing out the hair on their top lips every November to raise awareness for men’s health issues. Focussing primarily on prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and mental health and suicide prevention; the Movember movement sees over a million men (or “Mo Bros”) grow out their moustaches to raise money and awareness.
October may have ended. All the pumpkins may have turned mushy and the sounds of fireworks may call out that November has arrived, but that doesn’t mean that we should forget the awareness that October was trying to create.