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International Men’s Day 2021

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International Men’s Day is about celebrating the positive value that men of all ages bring to families, workplaces, and communities.

It’s also an opportunity to raise awareness about Male wellbeing, whether it’s social, emotional, or mental and physical health.

There are three broad themes for this year’s events:

  • Making a positive difference to the wellbeing and lives of men and boys
  • Promoting a positive conversation about men, manhood, and masculinity
  • Raising awareness and/or funds for charities supporting men and boys’ wellbeing

You can find out more about the day, and about local and national events, on the Men's Day UK website.

Visit the Men’s Day UK website (opens new browser tab) 

We’re proud to have passionate people working with us to provide excellent patient care, especially during these difficult times.

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If you need to talk to someone

We’re reminding everyone how important it is to seek help if you’re not feeling quite right. 

Our Mental Health Crisis Team

If you need urgent help, but it's not an emergency, you can call our Mental Health Crisis Team

Call 0800 129 9999

If you need emergency help, please call 999. 

Talking Therapies

Talking Therapies is our friendly and approachable NHS service that offers support if you’re coping with challenges like depression, stress, anxiety or phobias.

If you’re aged 17 and over and living in Berkshire, we can help you overcome the mental health challenges you’re facing. 

Visit Talking Therapies website (opens new browser tab)

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

Call 0800 58 58 58

Visit the CALM chat area on their website (opens new browser tab)


You can call, email, write them a letter or download their self-help app to help you keep track of how you’re feeling and stay safe in a crisis

Visit the Samaritans website (opens new browser tab)

Call 116 123

Email jo@samaritans.org  

Get involved 

ACRE Men's Group 

ACRE Men’s Group is a relaxed space where men can come and discuss issues concerning them, their family or community.

You can build friendships and talk about topics affecting men including health and wellbeing.

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Men’s Sheds

Men’s Sheds are centres across the UK where men can sign up and learn new skills and pick up old hobbies, such as woodworking, metalworking, repairing and restoring, electronics, model buildings or even car building.

Find out more about Men’s Sheds Association (opens new browser tab)


Movember is an annual event were men take the challenge of growing moustaches to raise awareness of men's health issues, such as prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and men's suicide.

Check out @MovemberUK on Twitter for inspiration (opens new browser tab)

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