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”.