International Men’s Day: Supporting Male Employee’s In The Workplace

Monday the 19th of November marks International Men’s Day. Celebrating worldwide the positive value men bring to the world, their families and communities. Such a day is used to highlight positive role models and raise awareness of men’s well-being. Too often issues that surround men are shrugged off, mocking that every day is Men’s Day, when in reality men are far less likely to talk than women. Men can find it difficult to talk about how they are feeling which can have a serious impact on their mental health and wellbeing. The link between physical and mental health is particularly strong in men. Oregon state University did a study that found people who suffer from a physical health issue are more likely to seek mental health care. The connection between physical and mental health can have an influence on one and other, for example a person who suffers with depression can trigger a physical issue such as stroke or diabetes. As exercise is a natural mood booster and improves both physical and mental health, this is an excellent way to improve overall health. Keep in mind some statics surrounding men’s wellness when approaching your employee’s wellness scheme: • Men live…