On Father’s Day it’s important to remember men who:
It is important to seek help if any of the issues raised affect you or somebody in your life. But this can be particularly hard for men due to the stigma surrounding mental health.
If you know Father’s Day is going to bring up tough emotions for yourself, a mate or a loved one, it can help to talk about it and have a self-care plan in place.
You may like to book an appointment to speak with David Nugent who is a Pychotherepist and the founder of the Heavy M.E.T.A.L Group, or if you prefer to speak with someone immediately, we recommend you call MensLine on 1300789978. MensLine Australia is a 24/7 telephone and online counselling service offering support for Australian men anywhere anytime. For tips on coping with Father’s Day follow this link to R U Ok? Website.
As we mark Father’s Day, it’s important to recognize everyone for whom Father’s Day is not a cause for celebration. To everyone who has missed a hug, a phone call or kind thought on this day. The team at Heavy M.E.T.A.L know that you are there. We know you are in pain, and we want you to know we are thinking about you on this day.