Men are allowed to have emotion, AND it’s okay for men to show their emotion. Men are allowed to not be okay, AND it’s okay for men to reach out for support.
So many men suffer alone due to societal beliefs about who a man should be and how they need to handle challenging situations.
It is time to break stigmatizing beliefs about men, emotion, and reaching out for help.
If you are in need of immediate help and are experiencing thoughts about suicide, call a family member, friend, or crisis line.
In the province of BC, call 1-800-784-2433 if you are having thoughts of ending your own life or know someone who is. Available 24 hours a day.
If you are struggling to manage your mental health or a challenging life situation, speak to your doctor or reach out to a counsellor for support.