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Weʼre raising £200 to support ManHealth and end the stigma surrounding Depression and Mental Health.

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The concept of ManHealth came out of a relationship between two men Michael and Paul. Both were suffering with depression. Depression was tearing their lives apart. Both men had been unable to discuss their condition with family or medical professionals and had closed themselves off from the world. Through regular daily meetings, telephone communications and then regular exercise Michael and Paul realised that the sharing of feelings and emotions and discussion of the issues around mental health made them feel better within themselves. The encouragement and comradery helped them on the road to getting well. This is how the idea of ManHealth was first discussed and then further developed into a Community Interest Company.
We know that peer support offered by someone who has experience of depression can help men. They will open up and discuss their issues around depression and start their path to recovery. It is not an easy thing to acknowledge that depression is tearing your life apart, and it takes strength to admit it and seek help. Depression is not a weakness; it affects 1 in 4 men and leads to many men taking their own lives.
●Suicides (76%) are by men and suicide is the biggest cause of death for men under 35.
●Over three quarters of people who kill themselves are men.
●73% of adults who ‘go missing’ are men.
We are proud to be supporting such a worthy cause and helping to end the stigma surrounding Mental Health and Depression. We will be completing "Miles for ManHealth" The Yorkshire Three Peaks on Sunday 23rd September 2018.
The Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge takes on the peaks of Pen-y-ghent, Whernside and Ingleborough, and we will be completing the walk within 12 hours. These peaks form part of the Pennine range, and encircle the head of the valley of the River Ribble, in the Yorkshire Dales National Park.The Yorkshire Three Peaks route is 25 miles (40.2km), and includes 1585m (5200ft) of ascent.
All Donations are very much appreciated.
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    • Mel Clark

      Mel Clark

      Jul 31, 2018

      Great cause , good luck with your challenge!


    • Lee Copeland

      Lee Copeland

      Jul 30, 2018

      Best of luck Pete and Hailey! :-)


    • Samantha Morgan-Nicholson

      Samantha Morgan-Nicholson

      Jul 13, 2018

      Good luck Pistol, you can do this with your eyes shut. Have fun and well done on this great charity. See you soon x


    • Christine and David

      Christine and David

      Jul 13, 2018

      Good luck - not that you’ll need it. Chris and Dave x


    • Doreen Newbould

      Doreen Newbould

      Jul 13, 2018

      You will make it look easy peasy Peter. Doreen x


    • Carol McCabe

      Carol McCabe

      Jun 14, 2018

      Best of luck to you all x


    • sarah garrod

      sarah garrod

      Jun 11, 2018

      Go pete! Do daddy! You will be great as always! X


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