Category Archives: Suicide

The Boy Crisis: A Sobering Look at the State of our Boys

Warren Farrell Ph.D. discusses the Boy Crisis at TEDxMarin. A few highlights: “If our very survival has been dependent on our sons’ willingness to die for us, then being sensitive to male death competes with our survival instinct.” “Dad deprived boys … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Social Workers

From Tom Golden at MenAreGood, “An Open Letter to Social Workers“, part 1: In the 1980’s and 1990’s, when I worked as a psychotherapist with many traumatized men and women, it was clear that society’s focus was to help women … Continue reading

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Men Are Dying Because They Can’t Talk

From Christos Reid at Medium, Men Are Dying Because They Can’t Talk: The Silence Problem Men are more at risk of committing suicide, states professor and chair of the National Suicide Prevention Advisory Group in England, Louis Appleby, because they … Continue reading

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Guns don’t kill people–our sons do.

Warren Farrell in USA Today after the Sandy Hook shooting: We respond by blaming guns, our inattentiveness to mental health, violence in the media or video games, or family values. Yes, all are players, but our daughters are able to … Continue reading

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The Importances of having a White House Council on Boys and Men

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Warren Farrell Explains Why a White House Council on Boys and Men Helps Cut Govt. Costs

  In this video, Dr. Farrell explains how a White House Council on Boys and Men, by strengthening father involvement and the family, reduces the need for the government-as-substitute husband:    

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Newtown Shootings: Warren Farrell Offers New Ideas of What May Help

“It is time that we go beyond fighting over guns and to raising our Sons”. Newtown Shooting – Warren Farrell offers a core issue beyond the Gun Control issue about the absence of support for boys and young men and … Continue reading

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Boys, Men, and Suicide

a report written for the Maryland Men’s Health Commission by Tom Golden, LCSW

Men and boys comprise nearly 80% of all completed suicides in the United States.1 With this sort of number one would assume that there would be services that focus specifically on suicidal males. Surprisingly, there are almost no programs that focus on helping men and boys who might be suicidal. Sadly, Maryland is no exception to this rule. Maryland traditionally has very active programs to address the issues of suicide but does not seem to have any programs specifically addressing men or boys.

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