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Suffering in Silence: 1 in 4 Colorado men would not reach out for mental health help, reveals study

 

Last updated 10/21/2020 at 11:22am

Courtesy of RiverOaksTreatment.com

• 28 percent of men admit they have reached for alcohol to help their anxiety.

• Over half of men say not meeting friends during social distancing has affected their mental health.

According to a study by the CDC, nearly 1 in 10 (8.5 percent) men across the United States have experienced feelings of depression and anxiety on a daily basis. However, less than half (41 percent) have sought help from a mental health professional.

With depressive symptoms manifesting differently in men compared to women, men who are depressed may outwardly appear angry to their loved ones instead of downc...



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