SUPPORT MANHEALTH THROUGH THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC!

by Courtney Vacher in Shildon, England, United Kingdom

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Help us raise the funds we need to continue to offer FREE peer to peer support groups to men who struggle with their mental health.

by Courtney Vacher in Shildon, England, United Kingdom

ManHealth run peer support groups in and around the North East of England. Peer support takes place when people with experience of depression support each other towards better wellbeing, as people of equal value and on a reciprocal basis, using their own lived experience as a tool for support.

ManHealth Sessions focus on a recovery model which aims to help our mates with mental health problems to look beyond mere survival and existence. It encourages them to move forward, set new goals and do things and develop relationships that give their lives meaning.

The 5 key components of our model.

Connect: With family, friends,colleagues and neighbours

Change: Try a new diet. Change your routine. Reduce your stress

Community: Do something positive. Help someone or volunteer

Commit : Do some exercise that suits your level of fitness. Fresh air and sunlight are important, and could help with sleep

Challenge: Try something new or rediscover an old interest

ManHealth is continuing to support mates cross the North East during this time. Details of our online meetings have been sent out to existing men, and our volunteers continue to make every effort to keep in touch with our mates. 

If you would like to chat with one of our mates who knows that we all struggle sometimes, visit our contact page and fill in the form. 

If you need urgent support The Samaritans are there 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and you can call for free on 116 123. 

We need your help to ensure the sustainability of ManHealth post COVID-19! 

Crowdfunder is making it 100% free for community and charity crowdfunding projects during the coronavirus crisis. The Covid-19 epidemic could affect millions of people in the next few weeks.

These are unprecedented times but together, we are stronger, and the response is coming from communities across the country.

Volunteer groups are springing up to tackle the logistical problems faced in our communities – but they need urgent support. That's where we come in.

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