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Men’s Mental Health: Breaking down barriers to create spaces to talk

2020-09-07T07:57:37+00:00July 17th, 2020|iGLOBAL, iWellness|

For many, the misguided need to preserve family reputation and status can lead to staying silent about real feelings. Within the Global Indian community for generations men are perceived as the so-called “rock” or “bread-winners” of the family, not an entirely healthy notion of masculinity. Such views result in a kind of cultural stigmatisation surrounding mental health, which can make it difficult for men to speak out about important issues.