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Getting your head in the game: male mental health - Festival of Politics

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Join the debate on tackling the stigma around male mental health.

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One of Scotland major public health challenges is tackling the stigma around male mental health.

In 2017, Scotland's male suicide rate was more than three times higher than the female rate.

In this session the panel will discuss what support we all need to sustain good mental health.

Chaired by James Dornan MSP, Convener of Local Government and Communities Committee, this panel includes:

  • Wray Thomson, Founder of support group Man Chat
  • Stephen McAllister, Trustee for charity The Samaritans
  • Marilyn Edmond, Film Director
  • Ben Atiga, Player Liaison, Scottish Rugby

British Sign Language (BSL) will be available at this event.

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The Festival of Politics is an annual festival hosted by the Scottish Parliament. The Festival of Politics is open to everyone. It aims to provoke, inspire and inform.

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