Men’s Health Week – Violence is Violence

As part of Men’s Health Week we are drawing attention to the under-acknowledged amount of domestic violence (physical, emotional, sexual or otherwise) that takes place against men.

As a society, due to stigma and stereotyping, we have a somewhat skewed image where men are less likely to be seen as victims – as is illustrated in the following social experiment video:

Warning: some people may find this video triggering in relation to physical violence/abuse.

 

Issues with violence and abuse in the home can have serious overlapping consequences with mental health and a wide array of other problems.

For more information on what abuse is, how it can be dealt with and who to contact, check out the Government’s website “This is ABUSE”.

 

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