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Mental Health Awareness for Men 2018

Align:start hey everyone its Cindy and today I’m hey everyone its Cindy and today I’m hey everyone its Cindy and today I’m talking about project 84 which is a new talking about project 84 which is a new talking about project 84 which is a new campaign just been launched by the campaign just been launched by the campaign just been launched by the charity comm who are dedicated to charity comm who are dedicated to charity comm who are dedicated to preventing male suicide if you’re preventing male suicide if you’re preventing male suicide if you’re looking for something a bit more looking for something a bit more looking for something a bit more uplifting then go check out my other uplifting then go check out my other uplifting then go check out my other videos but today I wanna share this videos but today I wanna share this videos but today I wanna share this important message because it’s so so important message because it’s so so important message because it’s so so vital to raise awareness on this topic vital to raise awareness on this topic vital to raise awareness on this topic project 84 was launched on the 26th of project 84 was launched on the 26th of project 84 was launched on the 26th of March by a UK TV channel called ITV by March by a UK TV channel called ITV by March by a UK TV channel called ITV by some popular UK hosts called Polly and some popular UK hosts called Polly and some popular UK hosts called Polly and Phil and the project is all about Phil and the project is all about Phil and the project is all about raising awareness of the fact that every raising awareness of the fact that every raising awareness of the fact that every single week in the UK 84 men take their single week in the UK 84 men take their single week in the UK 84 men take their own lives on their daily show this own lives on their daily show this own lives on their daily show this morning Holly and Phil unveiled 84 morning Holly and Phil unveiled 84 morning Holly and Phil unveiled 84 sculptures all around the tops of the sculptures all around the tops of the sculptures all around the tops of the ITV buildings and each of those ITV buildings and each of those ITV buildings and each of those sculptures represents a real man who sculptures represents a real man who sculptures represents a real man who took his life you can find out more took his life you can find out more took his life you can find out more about projects 84 and the calm charity about projects 84 and the calm charity about projects 84 and the calm charity by just googling those things or I will by just googling those things or I will by just googling those things or I will leave the links down below so that you leave the links down below so that you leave the links down below so that you can easily get all of those things can easily get all of those things can easily get all of those things it feels particularly important for me it feels particularly important for me it feels particularly important for me to make this video right now because to make this video right now because to make this video right now because only last week I heard of a friend who only last week I heard of a friend who only last week I heard of a friend who seemingly has taken his own life and you seemingly has taken his own life and you seemingly has taken his own life and you know we weren’t really close friends but know we weren’t really close friends but know we weren’t really close friends but he was in my central circle and in my he was in my central circle and in my he was in my central circle and in my business networking circle and someone business networking circle and someone business networking circle and someone who I expected to see again at some who I expected to see again at some who I expected to see again at some point and it hurts my heart to think point and it hurts my heart to think point and it hurts my heart to think that he felt he didn’t have any other that he felt he didn’t have any other that he felt he didn’t have any other option so my aim today really is to option so my aim today really is to option so my aim today really is to raise awareness of this terrible fact so raise awareness of this terrible fact so raise awareness of this terrible fact so that men can tap into more support that men can tap into more support that men can tap into more support the thing about feeling solo and being the thing about feeling solo and being the thing about feeling solo and being in that place where you’re thinking in that place where you’re thinking in that place where you’re thinking about suicide is that it feels like the about suicide is that it feels like the about suicide is that it feels like the best available option at the time and I best available option at the time and I best available option at the time and I have never attempted suicide or anything have never attempted suicide or anything have never attempted suicide or anything like that but I can speak from like that but I can speak from like that but I can speak from experience when I was very very experience when I was very very experience when I was very very depressed there were days when I wish I depressed there were days when I wish I depressed there were days when I wish I hadn’t woken up because it would have hadn’t woken up because it would have hadn’t woken up because it would have been I thought it would have been easier been I thought it would have been easier been I thought it would have been easier for me it would have been easier for my for me it would have been easier for my for me it would have been easier for my husband for my family for my friends I husband for my family for my friends I husband for my family for my friends I wouldn’t be such a burden you know it wouldn’t be such a burden you know it wouldn’t be such a burden you know it just felt like an easier option however just felt like an easier option however just felt like an easier option however I I never felt like longer to hurt I I never felt like longer to hurt I I never felt like longer to hurt myself but what that means is that I can myself but what that means is that I can myself but what that means is that I can identify I can relate to people who do identify I can relate to people who do identify I can relate to people who do decide to take that option of taking decide to take that option of taking decide to take that option of taking their own life because it feels like the their own life because it feels like the their own life because it feels like the best option in that moment the truth is best option in that moment the truth is best option in that moment the truth is those thoughts that tell you that you those thoughts that tell you that you those thoughts that tell you that you don’t have you can’t get any help that don’t have you can’t get any help that don’t have you can’t get any help that you know you’re a burden to your friends you know you’re a burden to your friends you know you’re a burden to your friends and family that there’s nothing there and family that there’s nothing there and family that there’s nothing there for you and that suicide is your only for you and that suicide is your only for you and that suicide is your only option option option those thoughts are not true I promise those thoughts are not true I promise those thoughts are not true I promise you with hindsight you can look back and you with hindsight you can look back and you with hindsight you can look back and see that those thoughts were not true if see that those thoughts were not true if see that those thoughts were not true if you feel like suicide might be your only you feel like suicide might be your only you feel like suicide might be your only option if you feel like you’ve got no option if you feel like you’ve got no option if you feel like you’ve got no other way out please know that that other way out please know that that other way out please know that that feeling will pass that feeling will go feeling will pass that feeling will go feeling will pass that feeling will go away away away and you can you can get better it’s not and you can you can get better it’s not and you can you can get better it’s not a permanent state there’s so much that a permanent state there’s so much that a permanent state there’s so much that you can do to help yourself I just want you can do to help yourself I just want you can do to help yourself I just want to encourage anybody watching this and to encourage anybody watching this and to encourage anybody watching this and feels that way to speak to your doctor feels that way to speak to your doctor feels that way to speak to your doctor to ring a helpline I’m going to put this to ring a helpline I’m going to put this to ring a helpline I’m going to put this down below for calm and for the down below for calm and for the down below for calm and for the Samaritans there’s people there at the Samaritans there’s people there at the Samaritans there’s people there at the end of a phone who will listen to you end of a phone who will listen to you end of a phone who will listen to you there is help out there reach out to there is help out there reach out to there is help out there reach out to your friends please just just reach out your friends please just just reach out your friends please just just reach out ask for help ask for help ask for help it doesn’t make you less of a man to ask it doesn’t make you less of a man to ask it doesn’t make you less of a man to ask for help dealing with something like for help dealing with something like for help dealing with something like this is the hardest thing and it makes this is the hardest thing and it makes this is the hardest thing and it makes you it means that you’re strong you’re you it means that you’re strong you’re you it means that you’re strong you’re the strongest strongest person to be the strongest strongest person to be the strongest strongest person to be coping with this at all so please please coping with this at all so please please coping with this at all so please please ask for help ask a friend ask family ask for help ask a friend ask family ask for help ask a friend ask family tell them how you feel if you’re a tell them how you feel if you’re a tell them how you feel if you’re a friend or family member of someone you friend or family member of someone you friend or family member of someone you think that they might be contemplating think that they might be contemplating think that they might be contemplating suicide do please talk to them try and suicide do please talk to them try and suicide do please talk to them try and get them to take some step to help get them to take some step to help get them to take some step to help themselves by like I said seeing a themselves by like I said seeing a themselves by like I said seeing a doctor we’re getting some help from a doctor we’re getting some help from a doctor we’re getting some help from a helpline some counseling or seeing helpline some counseling or seeing helpline some counseling or seeing somebody who’s a practitioner in some somebody who’s a practitioner in some somebody who’s a practitioner in some kind of therapy that will help please kind of therapy that will help please kind of therapy that will help please encourage them to do that tell them that encourage them to do that tell them that encourage them to do that tell them that they are not a burden tell them that they are not a burden tell them that they are not a burden tell them that they are loved let’s make sure that that they are loved let’s make sure that that they are loved let’s make sure that that terrible number let’s make sure that terrible number let’s make sure that terrible number let’s make sure that that terrible number comes down please that terrible number comes down please that terrible number comes down please do share this video or share the links do share this video or share the links do share this video or share the links from car or about project beautiful help from car or about project beautiful help from car or about project beautiful help raise awareness about this problem let’s raise awareness about this problem let’s raise awareness about this problem let’s bring that number down bring that number down bring that number down let’s if it saves one life if you share let’s if it saves one life if you share let’s if it saves one life if you share this and it saves one life it’s worth it

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