Tag: mental health awareness

Confidence Coach Adam Proud thinks Geordie ‘macho man’ pressure could be a factor in increased North East male suicide rates

Confidence Coach Adam Proud thinks Geordie ‘macho man’ pressure could be a factor in increased North East male suicide rates

Mental health within men is often a taboo subject still in 2020, with male suicide rates consistently higher than women’s there is an apparent neglect of conversation about male mental health and suicide. With suicide rates increasing yearly, there may be a cause for concern and urgency to get men […]

“I was one of the few who was offered a way out” Ex-Sunderland footballer speaks out about his battle with alcoholism for Alcohol Awareness Week

“I was one of the few who was offered a way out” Ex-Sunderland footballer speaks out about his battle with alcoholism for Alcohol Awareness Week

SR News’ Sophie Dishman speaks to Kieron Brady on Alcohol Awareness Week which runs from November 14 to November 20.  “I’ll be an alcoholic to the day I die,” says Kieron Brady as he sits in a blank white room at the University of Sunderland, a place where he once volunteered […]