Mental Health Resources for Men
Mental Health Resources for Men range from online and in-person support groups to organizations dedicated to improving men’s mental health. Exploring these options may help you get the support and treatment you need to tackle a mental health issue you’re facing.
Online Mental Health Resources for Men
Online mental health resources can provide a wide range of screening tools, tips to manage anxiety and depression, and lists of additional resources.
These online resources include:
- HeadsUpGuys: tips and tools to help men manage depression, including a self-check depression screening tool
- Man Therapy: links to additional mental health resources, tips for dealing with stress, and answers to questions like, “Shouldn’t men keep their feelings to themselves?”
- Movember: more than encouraging men to grow mustaches in November, with information and services to support men’s mental health
- Mental Health America: links to screening tools for depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and addictions, among other mental health conditions
- Active Minds: an organization dedicated to promoting mental health conversations among young adults, with a list of resources supporting Black men’s mental health
- Brother, You’re On My Mind: a toolkit put together by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity to promote mental health for Black men
Mental Health Support Groups for Men
Men’s support groups offer the chance to connect with like-minded peers who get what you’re going through and won’t judge you. Regardless of the group or forum, you can decide how much you want to open up or if you just want to listen until you’re comfortable.
These support groups include:
- Men’s Group: men’s discussion forums and online men’s groups that focus on topics like divorce, emotions, and being a parent
- Mental Health America: a variety of support groups and discussion forums on issues such as grief, depression, and suicide
- Face It Foundation: support groups, individual peer support, and other opportunities to connect in social settings
- Gaylesta: therapy groups in your area, all of which are dedicated to the LGBTQIA+ community
- Clinicians of Color: a search tool for mental health groups in your area, among other resources