There's an 'invisible wall' that stops blokes showing their emotions. 🙋♂️
As a result, male suicide rates are at disgustingly high levels. 👎
Societal pressure and outdated male stereotypes are driving this.
I was hearing too much about someone I knew getting into trouble.
I decided it’s something we need want to change.
To be honest, this goes beyond the a ‘mental health’ talk.
A term I think still alarms blokes as a ‘voodoo’ word. 🙅♂️
Mental health doesn't have to mean something's wrong. 👍
It extends to asking for advice, help or just venting about life. 💬
It's time to stop having our serious conversations in the late hours, ⏰
Ones that we don't follow up on after too many beers.🍻
The goal ✅ is to make these conversations part of the everyday.
Something you can talk about at the bus stop, in the classroom, at work or on a weekend, with your mates.
The truth is, the change starts with you.
We all have the chance to be the advocate in our friendship group. 🤝
No matter your background or circumstances.
When you speak with gravity to your mates, they will listen. ✅
If that's scary for you, we're here to help. It's what mates are for.
2 Minute Mates is about providing mental health support services so we can have stronger 💪 conversations and better friendships.
If that sounds like a good deal...