Trigger Warning: Suicide
- Three times as many men as women die by suicide
- Men aged 40 to 49 have the highest suicide rates in the UK
- Men report lower levels of life satisfaction than women, according to the Government’s national well-being survey
- Men are less likely to access therapy: only 36% of referrals to NHS talking therapies are for men
- In 2017, nearly 6000 suicides were recorded in Great Britain. Of these, 75% were men
Here you can find a range of articles and research about men's mental health.
- Male suicide rate highest for two decades, new data shows
- Suicide Prevention Report from Somerset Council Council
- Middle-aged men are more likely to die by suicide than any other age group
- Research from the Samaritans on what drives suicide and what needs to be done.
- More research from the Samaritans on engaging men earlier and before they reach crisis point.
- Get it off your chest brings together research from 2009 and 2019. It explores how men’s mental health has changed over ten years