Mental health

1 in 5 engineers said they lost a colleague to suicide

Men’s Mental Health and Masculinity in Engineering

Mental Health has been a prominent topic recently however masculinity is commonly neglected as part of the conversation. Men’s Mental Health is a hard topic to bring up due to the fact most men find it difficult to speak about their feelings. It is then frequently overlooked. Men are under a heavy stigma to conceal …

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Engineering Sector Facing Mental Health Emergency

A report, published today (Thursday 3rd October) by us, has found that one in five engineers have lost a work colleague to suicide. Over a fifth (22.5%) of engineers have considered suicide or self-harm, with men 3.5 times more likely to have said so. These alarming statistics to come from the Masculinity in Engineering survey, which surveyed over 800 …

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