ABC's Man Up tackles the tragedy of male suicide – but only among blokey blokes

ABC's Man Up tackles the tragedy of male suicide – but only among blokey blokes
 

According to figures released last month, Australia’s suicide rate is increasing, and death among men from intentional self-harm is three times greater than that for women.
In Man Up, a three-part ABC-TV series which aired its second episode on Tuesday, radio presenter Gus Worland is spurred by the 2006 suicide of a friend, Angus – and, more recently, conversations with his widow and daughter – to challenge stoic, self-reliant stereotypes of masculinity, and instead champion emotional vulnerability and communication as signs of strength.
It’s a well-meaning, heartfelt show, but faulted: Man... read more

 
19 October 2016 in Health, Views: 43
Source: Guardian
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