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The Symptoms of Depression in Men will Surprise You

Men's mental health is a hidden crisis in 2020. Society has taught young men that they are supposed to be tough and suppress emotions. But reality proves that if problems are ignored they only grow over time. The men's mental health problem has been ignored for decades. While millions of men are confused, isolated and possibly contemplating suicide.
Getting men to report symptoms of depression is at the heart of this issue. The biggest barrier for men to seek mental health services is "stigma". Mental health stigma is the idea that mental illness is not real. Society puts pressure on individuals to be mentally stable and normal when it's never that simple. Mental illness needs to be normalized to the level of physical illnesses. 
Unfortunately, Mental health has been reserved as an afterthought. As if anything you feel inside your mind doesn't matter. But sadly our thoughts drive us to make decisions in the real world that affect our physical health. 
Symptoms o…