LEARN about men and their mental health, the facts not the fiction
Building healthy relationship skills supports men's mental health Healthy relationships positively influence men’s well-being
6 common barriers men face when seeking mental health support The outward effects of mental illness can often be dismissed as a sign of weakness or personal failure. For men, this type of social stereotyping can be especially hard to escape—being told to “man up” is a common refrain that can be reductive and stigmatizing.
A Parent’s Guide to Teen Depression It isn’t always easy to differentiate between normal teenage growing pains and depression. But here’s how you can recognize the signs and symptoms to best help him.
10 Reasons to Consider CBT Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is used to help people whose behavior is negatively affected by their beliefs, assumptions and the meanings they attach to events that cause upset.
Feeling Sad for No Reason? Signs You May Have Depression and Steps Towards Treatment Sadness can be a painful emotion, but it’s normal to feel it from time to time. Here's how to differentiate between sadness and depression.
The transition into adolescence can be tough for kids’ mental health – but parents can help reduce the risk So how can parents be there for their children?
Stress Nutrition Advice The effects of stress on our eating habits and digestion can be significant, leading to appetite fluctuations and digestive problems
Understanding a Stressed Man The most important thing in understanding stress in a man is realizing men respond to stress completely differently than women.
How To Use The Therapy Service How To Use The Therapy Service For You, A family Member or a Work Colleague
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Can Be A Powerful Tool in Athletic Performance Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) can be used to help athletes in improving their performance by handling stress more effectively
Exercise Addiction: Signs, Causes & Treatment An exercise addiction typically results in an unhealthy obsession with exercise and fitness.
How to Support your Friend Through a Crisis What should you say to someone going through a hard time?
Why Work-Life Balance Is Important For Men People speak a lot about how difficult it can be for women to raise a family and work full time. And they’re right, it is unbelievably hard. For men, it’s often just as difficult though in very different ways.
How To Talk With a Man About His Mental Health "Shoulder-to-shoulder" might be better than face-to-face
How To Help Men Avoid Burnout Working ourselves to the bone can have a negative impact on our relationships, physical health and mental health
The Difference Between Burnout And Depression Burnout’ is a term that people are becoming increasingly aware of
A Guide on Positive Role Models for Men A role model can be defined as a person who others look up to as a source of encouragement and one worth being imitated
Postnatal depression in dads: 10 things you should know It’s understandable that we focus on mums in the postnatal period but let’s not forget dads who also need support.
How to Become Mentally Strong How resilient are you? Some people seem to quickly bounce back from personal failures and setbacks, while others find it much more difficult.
The path to self-acceptance through daily practice A lack of self-acceptance can hold you back in every area of your life. It affects your confidence and can prevent you from reaching your full potential.
Emotional Resilience Is a Trait You Can Develop Those with a higher degree of emotional resilience can handle the stresses that come with daily life more effectively and calmly.
Can You Become a Better Man? We all want to be our best, but many people wonder if it's actually possible to become a better person once you're an adult.
The need to normalise self-care for men As men we're often encouraged to prioritise productivity over our health and well-being
How to look after your mental health using exercise Did you know that physical activity is also beneficial for your mental health and wellbeing?
How to Provide Support to a Man Fighting Depression The best way to support a man is to let him know that you are there for him
Managing Anxiety - Practical Tips for Men Feeling anxious is pretty common. Fortunately, there are several ways to manage it and get back on track. Here are some tips for men to manage anxiety.
Five simple tips for physical activity while fighting depression Physical activity and depression are connected. Researchers have found that being physically activity routine can help reduce depression.
Five common depressed thoughts, and what to do about them Here are some common depressed thoughts men with depression have, and what you can do about them; the first step is recognizing them.
Alcohol & Drugs If you’re worried about how much or how often you’re using alcohol or drugs, thinking about how much you consume is the first step.
Physical signs of depression Depression doesn’t only affect your emotions, there are also physical signs of depression that are important to know about and recognize
Types of Treatment for Depression The two most developed and evidence-based treatments for depression provided by healthcare professionals are talk therapy and medication
How to Cope with Depression Recovering from and coping with depression take time. Here are some practical tips to help you fight back against depression
Talking to a Man About Anxiety and Depression Anxiety and depression often occur together. In my practice, I frequently work with depressed men who also experience panic or anxiety
Am I Depressed? When to Reach Out Wondering 'am I depressed'?' Here are some telltale signs you may be affected by depression
Helping a Mate Who’s Struggling with Thoughts of Suicide Reaching out and talking to a friend who may be thinking about suicide is tough, but wishing you had talked is a lot harder.
How to Help Your Husband, Partner or Boyfriend Fight Depression Partners are often the first line of defence in the fight against depression
Steps to take when your son is depressed Many parents who’ve helped their sons fight depression have actually ended up forging stronger and more open relationships with their sons in the future.
Managing your mental health when working from home Here are some tips to help maintain your mental health while working from home
Supporting your Mental Health as a New Dad Becoming a dad for the first time is a special experience
Tackling Depression Through Physical Activity Commitment to a sustainable routine of being physically active in your day-to-day life can help ease symptoms of depression in both the short and long term.
How to Help a Friend When They’re Feeling Lonely Here are some ways to tell if your friend may be feeling lonely
Using Social Media to Improve Your Mental Health Using these apps as social tools rather than distraction mechanisms allows us to stay connected
Daily Routines to Improve your Mental Health Establishing daily routines can help provide predictably to your life, ease some of the stresses we face everyday
Managing depression with the help of meditation People have been practicing meditation for thousands of years
Supporting your Mental Health through Separation or Divorce It's crucial to prioritize your mental health after a separation or divorce
How to Rethink Negative Thoughts Negative thoughts cause a lot of stress, and you might not even realize you have them
The Impact of COVID-19 on Men’s Mental Health Dr. John Ogrodniczuk explores the impact of COVID-19 on men.
Tips to Help Men Make the Most of Therapy Therapy can be truly transformative, but it’s important to know how to approach it
Therapy for Men, Getting on the right track It's time to start taking care of our minds. Here is our Guide to Therapy for Men
How to Help a Mate Manage Stress Seven practical tips and strategies for helping someone manage stress
How to Help When Your Boyfriend, Partner or Husband is Suicidal Finding out that your boyfriend, Partner or husband is suffering from thoughts of suicide can be overwhelming.
Herbal Treatments and Supplements for Depression: the Bottom Line Depression is a complicated illness, and there is a great deal of information (and misinformation) out there.
TIPS TO HELP MEN MAKE THE MOST OF THERAPY Therapy can be truly transformative, but it’s important to know how to approach it in order to maximize its potential.
The Brothers in Arms PODCAST #1 Here we chat about men and therapy, why we should, why we don't and what we should do about it
Why We Do Therapy For Men Why We Do Therapy For Men, more and more men are realizing therapy's potential for helping with a wide variety of concerns.
There’s a name for the blah you’re feeling: It’s called languishing The neglected middle child of mental health can dull your motivation and focus — and it may be the dominant emotion of 2021.
CAN ONLINE THERAPY OR COUNSELLING HELP YOU? AN OVERVIEW "ONLINE THERAPY PLATFORMS ALLOW YOU TO CONNECT WITH QUALIFIED MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS."
An expert explains: How to talk to boys about mental health, girls and growing up “We need to allow boys to talk about their feelings, and if they’re ever struggling we need to encourage them to seek help – it shouldn’t be seen as a failure.”
One Best Way To Use The Thrive4Men app Start your journey here engage and improve every day and surpass your goals
Why Men Resist Going to Therapy, And Why We Shouldn't Men get depressed, suffer anxiety, and battle suicidal thoughts and urges, yet are far less likely than women to seek therapy
Martin Robinson: My journey through modern masculinity You Are Not the Man You are Supposed to Be: Into the Chaos of Modern Masculinity
Rethinking Male Suicide Did you know suicide is the number one cause of death for men aged 20 to 49?
MANAGING YOUR MENTAL HEALTH WHEN WORKING FROM HOME CREATING NEW ROUTINES AND STAYING SOCIALLY CONNECTED
Building Emotional Safety Nets for Men Support networks with other men can help fend off the loneliness and isolation many men experience.
Man 2.0: How to Support the Men You Love with Their Mental Health Many men don’t know how to ask for help.
33 Ways To Be A Better Friend How can we do more to help those who may be suffering at the moment – whether from mental health issues, or generally feeling a little bit isolated or down (understandable given the year everyone has had)?
'I had no idea how touching it would be': how a fishing show put men's health in focus We Are Brothers.
How to Support a Man Who May Be Thinking about Suicide THOUGHTS OF SUICIDE ARE A SYMPTOM OF DEPRESSION
Three Scottish Men Talk About their Mental Health (The Directors Cut) This Thursday is World Suicide Prevention Day 2020...
How To Get Men To Open Up About Their Mental Health Underlining the practical applications of therapy can make a big difference.
Innovating around men's health Technologies like telemedicine are helping to erase some of the stigma men feel about their health
DEPRESSION IN MEN, It’s not a sign of weakness. It’s a fact. Guys get depressed. Depression affects millions of men every year, and is the leading cause of disability worldwide.
Think of your (mental-fitness) coach as helping an injured player back to fitness. Our Live Coaching Programme is an in-app text-based service to guide individuals through their own self-management programme to better mental fitness.
Let’s talk about: Loss, Grief & Bereavement... Grief. It’s something we all have to go through, and continue to go through, throughout our lives.
A little help if lockdown easing isn’t making things easier It’s fair to say that Lockdown has affected all our lives in different ways. A survey showed 6 in 10 people in the UK experienced anxiety during lockdown. So the easing of lockdown is exciting, right?
Mental health and coronavirus: a human resources perspective Coronavirus has created a perfect storm for mental health issues especially among the young.
'We need to talk about male suicide' (Video) Steph Slack's TED talk on the role women can play in helping men through their darkest hours.
Mental health costs UK workplaces £43 billion Every year occupational mental health issues cost the UK approximately 43 billion pounds, with the lion's share stemming from a rise in ‘presenteeism’.
Men's mental health: 'Man up' is not the answer In this Special Feature, we look at why this may be and how to address this issue.
I need to talk, by Steve Rock. (Video) Look after your mental health. A short poem about the importance of talking. Be safe.
Life After Lockdown: How Our Worlds Will Change The pandemic could lead to permanent changes in the way we train, work and socialise. The good news? Much of it will be for the better. We consulted a hive mind of experts to hear their forecast
An introduction to our Live Coaching team... Focusing on the therapist team, the dedicated individuals delivering our text-based chat service in the Brothers-Thrive app.
'How Many Ways Are There To Be A Real Man' in Scotland (Video) How many ways are there to be a real man? Paul Thomas Bell explores the definition of being a real man in Scotland.
Three Scottish Men talk about their Mental Health (video) Watch Paul, Graham and Tony talk about their mental health with humour, banter and honesty in a way that only men from Scotland can.
My son Steven is among those men affected by mental health, and so my family has been deeply touched by it as well. My Son Stephen...#BecauseEveryBrotherHasAMother
Not enough beds, Not enough research, Not enough money, Not enough resources On 11/2/2016- my brother went missing...
Brother Steven Phillips, My Mental Health, My Story Speaking out about my experience with mental illness is something I have been toing and froing about for a while weather or not to write this blog. After dialogue with my family, close friends, and my mental health team I want to share my story to raise awareness and lessen the stigma associated with mental illness.
Hi my name is Rhys and I am a Brother After fighting a lengthy battle with mental and physical illness, I finally feel ready to share my story. Whilst I know this will benefit me personally, I really hope that by sharing my struggle I will reach out to others who faced similar demons in their lifetimes.
Brother Tommy's Story I was really scared about speaking about my mental health because of what others would think. Someone once called me a drug addict in the street because I was so skinny. People don’t think it’s an illness, they think it is a choice.
Commonwealth Games cyclist Rab opens up about his own mental health issues. I’ve struggled with my own mental health, especially as a professional cyclist
Alastair, a Brother with Brothers bodybuilder - photographer - dad and husband. what more do you need to know