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  1. 'Talking can be life - saving'

    19/06/20

    Samaritans discuss how Covid-19 and 'lockdown' is affecting men. Samaritans is currently providing emotional support to people over 7,000 times a day via phone, email and letter. The organisation estimates that one in three contacts relate to co ... More

  2. FAQ - Going to Work FAQs

    26/06/14

    We spend about 100,806 hours working- that's 11 and a half years- so better keep it healthy. How can going to work affect my health? We spend many of our waking hours working so it's hardly surprising that the things we do there can have a major ... More

  3. Our world - class equality tools were absent from our Covid - 19 response

    18/06/20

    Professor Gurch Randhawa argues that a lack of diversity in thinking at the top table is one of the reasons for the lack of diversity in the UK's reaction to Covid-19. Gurch Randhawa is Professor of Diversity in Public Health and Director of the Inst ... More

  4. 'Jogging, writing - lockdown was an opportunity…'

    13/06/20

    John Walker, 64, has not been bored these past few months. It is highly likely that in nine months or so the number of babies being born will be above the average for the time of year. I say this because it’s one of the ways a lot of people have been copi ... More

  5. 'Covid - 19 has shown just how much men's groups are needed'

    12/06/20

    Kenny has been running men's groups for over 20 years. He says Covid-19 has taken away our distractions. I think things are shifting in the ‘manosphere’. It’s going mainstream. Men who wouldn’t look at themselves are now. The distractions aren’t ther ... More

  6. 'Now I've got "FOGO": fear of going out'

    04/06/20

    Eric is in his 60s and recovering from a blood cancer. I was on the verge of being discharged from two years of cancer treatment including a stem cell transplant when the Covid-19 crisis kicked in. Following the advice of my consultant, I was encouraged t ... More

  7. How's your pandemic?

    19/05/20

    Let's talk even if we're social-distancing If things aren't right inside your head, it usually catches up with you in the end. But in the current situation created by covid-19 where we're at home far more and social distancing as much ... More

  8. The five ways to wellbeing

    21/05/20

    Five tried and tested ways to feel better right now. There is good evidence that five specific things can make a big difference to someone’s sense of wellbeing. They’re called the Five Ways To Wellbeing. The Five Ways are valuable in their own right. They ... More

  9. Anxiety FAQs

    21/05/20

    When should we start worrying about how much we're worrying? Everybody feels anxious from time to time- a little worried, a bit uneasy. Usually fretting about the future. Exam nerves. A job interview. Catching a train. However, sometimes the anxiety ... More

  10. 'I've lost Nine friends to the pandemic'

    14/05/20

    John is philosophical about death but says Covid-19 and social distancing have taken away more than just people. I know nine people who have died from Covid, three were close. I was waking up everyday and someone I knew had gone. My late mum used to start ... More

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