Wed 14 November 2018
We no longer live in a socially connected time, at least, not the way it used to be.
Now when you have a baby the loneliness can hit you hard. Social isolation can affect both mums at home and dads at work.
Jeremy Macvean from The Movember Foundation wants dads to think about reconnecting with their mates and other dads, to help buoy their mental health at what can be a very stressful time of life.
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Good to see the next generation getting behind the Mo. Thanks to Mo Bro Trevor for sending us this picture from his shave down on Movember 1. pic.twitter.com/CrLuupoUZo— Movember Australia (@MovemberAUS) November 8, 2018
More from the Dad's Mental Health series
- Why we need to start talking about dad's mental health: Dr Catherine Wade
- Why are dads still struggling with postnatal depression: Associate Professor Richard Fletcher
- When men struggle and women don't know what to do: Dr Elysia Thornton Benko
- The importance of good fathering role models: Dr Bruce Robinson, The Fathering Project
- Self-care for dads is not what you think: Psychologist Clive Williams
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in families: Dr Brian O'Toole
- Why kids and families are the real victims of PTSD
- Dads and PND: Why texting is part of the solution
- Why dads need their mates (and how we can help)
- 1 in 5 dads are anxious and depressed: How do we change that?
- The Fathering Project: "I wish someone had shown me how to be a good dad"
- Humans of New York dad's truth: "I just need a little space to be me"