I was recently asked by local charity Boys in Mind to write a piece for their website about my story, my struggles, and how vulnerability has helped me to manage my mental wellness as a man in the 21st century who is battling some nasty demons.
I feel truly honoured to have been asked to write for such a great organisation, pioneering to help raise the stigma of mental health amongst men. You can see the article below.
If you told me five years ago that I’d be sitting here, writing for a charity like Boys in Mind about my mental health I would have laughed at you. Not because I thought mental health was unimportant. I was just ignorant to it because I was in a really good place in my life. But the last few years have…read more
Boys in Mind is an alliance of professionals and young people across Bath and the North East Somerset region. One of their main principles is to have men take leadership in their work, strategy as they are hugely under-represented in the field of mental health and wellbeing.
They work with schools with the aim of raising awareness and providing support to those that struggle with their mental health. They work with the staff at the schools in educating them on mental health and the problems youngsters face that they may not feel confident enough to open up about.
To find out more about this wonderful organisation, click here.