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Movember: Men’s Health Month

Globally, men die on average 5 years earlier than women, and for reasons that are largely preventable. Movember brings awareness to these facts and how to help men’s physical and mental health.

  • The suicide rate for men is 3.5 times higher than for women
  • This is mainly caused by toxic masculinity and the stigma around men talking about their feelings and mental health
  • Men make up over 75 percent of suicide victims in the United States
  • Men are significantly less likely to use mental health services compared to women
  • This is especially so for Black, Latino, and Asian men
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