Mental Health: The Costs (video 3)

In his third video blog for DAD.info to mark World Mental Health Day (October 10th), our resident blogger, Marc, talks about his concerns with the mental health system after his own son's suicide attempt...

 

 

Please share your comments or visit our forum if you're affected by any of the issues raised in our series of blogs about mental health.

Read more of Marc's blogs for DAD.info here, and watch the fourth in his series of vlogs about suicide tomorrow. 

You can also read about the effect that parenting can have on child development in a very personal blog from life coach and relationship counsellor, Donna Lancaster, here.  

We are also running support articles this week from mental health organisations including MIND and YoungMinds, which both offer help and support for those suffering from mental health issues.

You can read YoungMinds' advice on how to spot signs of mental health issues in young people here

Read advice on how you can look after your own mental well-being as a father in this DAD.info article from MIND.

Whether you are struggling to cope yourself, or you're concerned about the mental health of a loved one, please visit their websites or make a call – a team of experts will be there to offer help and support. 

MIND: Tel: 0300 123 3393 / Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  / Text: 86463

YoungMinds: Parent's hotline: 0808 802 5544 / Contact form: youngminds.org.uk/contact-us

Find out more about World Mental Health Day at mentalhealth.org.uk

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