A list of support info & links that you may find useful.
the #BletherWithABrother peer support groups are on every Thursday at 7 pm at Stepps Cultural Centre10 Blenheim Avenue, Stepps, Glasgow, G33 6FH, here is the link
here are links to support services,
One of those would be the #BrotherFeelStressFree App, here is the link, it is a free digital resource that helps manage stress and anxiety, downloaded to a phone or tablet it uses gaming technology and can be used anywhere there is Wi-Fi, created by both a physiotherapist and physiologist it is a very useful tool that men especially can use in private and confidentially to support and manage their mental health.
We also produced a film to show 3 Scottish men talking about their own mental health issues to show other males that they are not alone, HERE
Unfortunately, we don't provide a counselling service or outreach service but have teamed up with http://www.chrisshouse.org/
Chris’s House is a Scottish charity set up to offer a safe, welcoming environment where people suffering from suicidal or intrusive thoughts can come and find refuge. All of their visitors can benefit from an individually tailored programme, designed to help improve their mental health and ease all mental and physical side effects that come with these feelings. Contact them on 01236 766755 and they have no waiting list.
Here is the Calm Zone helpline specifically for supporting men,
The Calm helpline:
5pm-midnight, 365 days a year
Their National helpline is open 7 days a week, from 5 pm to midnight. Callers can talk through any issue, we’ll listen and offer information and signposting. Calls are anonymous & confidential and won’t show up on your phone bill.
Calls are free from landlines, payphones and all mobiles.
NATIONWIDE:0800 58 58 58
And Scotland's Breathing Space service, where you can ask for a male or female advisor,
Breathing Space helpline:
Opening hours: Monday - Thursday 6 pm to 2 am
Weekend: Friday 6pm-Monday at 6 am.
Breathing Space is free to phone from a landline and any mobile phone network. The phone number won't show up in telephone bills.
Call free on 0800 83 85 87 One of their specialist advisors will answer your call.
You can ask to speak to a man or a woman. 24 hours on weekends (6 pm Friday - 6 am Monday).6 pm to 2 am on weekdays (Monday - Thursday).
For any other information, please contact, firstname.lastname@example.org