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  1. '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

  2. How's your pandemic?

    18/01/21

    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

  3. The five ways to wellbeing

    18/01/21

    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

  4. 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

  5. '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

  6. My experience is…

    28/10/20

    Covid stories: the real people behind the headlines. Interviews with men and women who have seen the  impact of Covid-19. Men and Covid-19 Lennie: 'I went from a mild breathing difficulty to 100% oxygen overnight'  Martin: 'I forgot the wor ... More

  7. Lennie: I went from a mild breathing difficulty to 100% oxygen overnight

    11/08/20

    Lennie is an IT instructor from London. He’s had Covid-19. I didn’t realise I had Covid-19. I had none of the main symptoms. No cough or fever. Just a scratchy throat. I was training at Liverpool Street. I remember feeling a bit weak, struggling to carry ... More

  8. 'I can’t be violent, I’m a vegetarian'

    07/05/20

    The helpline teams on the domestic abuse frontline during the Covid-19 pandemic. Domestic abuse has increased during the Covid-19 ‘lockdown’ and men on both sides are affected. Generally, women are twice as likely to experience domestic abuse as men (abou ... More

  9. Covid - 19: Honest communications

    04/05/20

    We need clear, frank targeted communication both on Covid-19 and the measures taken to tackle it. Since the Covid-19 pandemic began earlier this year, the Forum has been urging government and others to communicate directly with men with clear targeted age ... More

  10. Covid - 19: More Research

    04/05/20

    We need more gender-sensitive research into both Covid-19 and the measures taken to tackle it. Research Men's increased BIOLOGICAL risk from Covid-19 Our own fault? Covid-19 and men's BEHAVIOUR and attitudes Our men and Covid-19 webinar in full ... More

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