Mens Health week at AB Clinical Psychology

Did you know that one in two men will experience a mental health disorder in their lifetime?

These are some sobering statistics:

  • Male life expectancy is, on average, four years shorter.
  • Men have a four times higher risk of dying by suicide, which is the leading cause of death for men under 55 in Australia.
  • Two thirds of men who are struggling or in crisis don’t feel confident or empowered enough to ask for help.

Check out our Instagram post on Men’s Mental Health

Look for the signs that a man in your life (husband, father, brother, colleague, team mate, gym buddy)— or you yourself—might be struggling and reach out. Remember, a conversation can change a life.