Read Help Guide’s Suicide Prevention articles or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. Many men recovering from depression notice improvements in sleep patterns and appetite before improvements in their mood.
If you’re short-tempered, drinking more than usual, or punching holes in the wall, those closest to you will know something’s wrong.
Choosing to talk about what you’re going through, instead, can actually help you feel better.
There are plenty of things you can start doing today to feel better.
Depression in men is a treatable health condition, not a sign of emotional weakness or a failing of masculinity.
It means finding someone you feel comfortable sharing your feelings with, someone who’ll listen to you without judging you, or telling you how you should think or feel.