19/11/2020: Stamping out the stigma – Men’s Mental Health | Bank of Scotland

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Join us this International Men’s Day for an open conversation on mental health.

Around 1 in 8 men have a common mental health problem, however it is well documented that often men do not feel like they can come forward to discuss how they are feeling or seek support for a variety of reasons

This International Men’s Day, we will be hosting a discussion panel to raise awareness of mental health issues affecting men, and to support with removing any associated stigmas

This session is designed to bring the community together to have an open and honest conversation during these uncertain times. You will hear from a range of panellists and our host who will openly share their personal experiences and expertise in this area to:

– Break down barriers

– Reduce poor job cultures and high stress environments within business/workplaces

– Empower men to share their experiences and ask for help at the earliest possible -stage

– Highlight the part we can all play in reducing stigma and improve current poor statistics

– Provide actionable steps to help reduce mental distress

This will be a 1 hour interactive discussion panel hosted by Martin Roberts who is the Mental Health Lead for Lloyds Bank and who has experienced the struggles that come with men’s mental health.

The session will be followed by a 30 minute open Q&A.

Register here

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