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  1. DIY Man MOT

    15/06/22

    A quick and easy health check you can do at home. Your car gets one regularly but what about you? No, not a parking ticket, an MOT. Giving your body a once-over doesn’t require any spanners and needn’t cost a penny. If you’re worried about the results of ... More

  2. What is beatstress.uk?

    13/06/16

    Online stress support for men. The beatstress.uk service offers online support for men of all ages.  Midlife Crisis  is the most visited mental health page on the Men’s Health Forum website and we know, through the other searches on our site, that we' ... More

  3. 'I don't have to pretend anymore'

    29/04/16

    Steve Baxter talks about living with depression. I was diagnosed with depression ten years ago – but I had been struggling with it since childhood.  I felt there was something inadequate about me – that everyone else was able to cope and it was just me wh ... More

  4. Haringey health links

    29/04/15

    Quick links to useful health services for men in Haringey From health checks and health advice to help with smoking, drink, drugs, sexual and mental health. NHS Health Check Everybody between the ages of 40 and 74, who has not already been diagnosed with ... More

  5. Should I go to A&E?

    10/03/21

    Accident and Emergency (A&E) Departments are for emergencies. But what's an emergency? Would you call out roadside recovery if you ran out of petrol? Of course not. It would take ages and wouldn't solve the problem anyway. Yet every day hund ... More

  6. Finding a GP

    29/12/19

    How to register with a local doctor's practice The GP, the local doctor, is the first point of contact when you are ill or want health advice.  As well as doctors, many local GP practices have a team including practice nurses, sometimes counsellors a ... More

  7. The CAN DO Challenge

    15/06/22

    The CAN DO Challenge is a great way to boost your mental wellbeing by doing all the five ways to wellbeing. The five ways to wellbeing are five things we can all do that are scientifically-proven to help us feel better. The CAN DO Challenge invites you to ... More

  8. NHS support now

    14/04/21

    If you need support with mental wellbeing, these are the key NHS links. You may be able to speak to someone sooner than you think. The NHS mental health hub Find a talking therapy near you (no need to see your GP- you can self refer) Links to all the char ... More

  9. He and Him

    22/02/21

    You wouldn't always know it but men are a very diverse group. Our new podcast on identifying as male. Listen to "He and Him" on Spreaker. In the droning discourse of identity politics, the myriad ways in which we all identify can be lost in ... More

  10. Miscarriage and men

    01/02/21

    Euan Bruce discusses the impact of a partner's miscarriage on men and the support available. One in 4 women are likely to suffer a miscarriage in their lifetime and for some, it can be a very traumatic experience. It is life changing for women and al ... More

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