Tuesday, April 5, 2016

HeadsUpGuys: Support and Help for Men Experiencing Depression


Men Get Depressed

It’s not a sign of weakness, it’s a fact. Guys get depressed. Depression affects 840,000 men every year in Canada, and is the second leading cause of disability worldwide.

There are many misconceptions about depression that make it difficult for men to talk to others and take charge of their health.

Check out the site to read about Myths and Reality of coping with depression. Find out about Symptoms, a Self-check tool, learn more about triggers and risk factors. 

Depression Can be Treated

Ignoring or hiding the pain of depression only makes things worse. This site will provide you with tips and tools, information about professional services, and stories of success that show you how depression can be overcome.

It starts with you recognizing depression and then making important changes in your life to overcome it. It takes courage. It takes strength. It takes work. But know that it can be done.

Take the next step in your recovery and learn more about what men’s depression looks like.

You Are Not Alone