Many men suffer from alcoholism and mental illness but find no help. This is partly due to attitudes towards men and how mental illness is approached. Men need as much help as women when it comes to mental issues and require the same help. Men just need to ask for it.
The article, “Why Many Men Have a Harder Time Seeking Treatment for Mental Illness” from Healthline states,
“I think part of it may be this macho thing,” Dr. Raymond Hobbs, a physician consultant at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, told Healthline. “A lot of guys don’t want to admit they have this problem. They still see depression as a sign of weakness.”
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