In England, around one in eight men have a common mental health problem such as depression, anxiety, panic disorder or obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).Mental Health Foundation
Society’s expectations and traditional gender roles often contributes to why men are less likely to discuss or seek help for their mental health problems. We know that gender stereotypes about women – the idea they should behave or look a certain way, for example – can be damaging to them. But it’s important to understand that men can be damaged by stereotypes and expectations too.
That’s why we have created LADS CHAT – the virtual man cave. LADS CHAT provides a place where men can chat openly about anything that may be concerning confidentially with other men who are going through, or have gone through mental health issues themselves’