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Impact of COVID restrictions on men’s mental health services

Mental health services in Australia have faced significant challenges during the COVID-19 pan- demic in adopting the new changes to reach service users. The rapid changes in the situation and surge in the number of people seeking help or in crisis have led services to use many strategies which they would not have considered in normal situations. The services working with men were especially experiencing the difficulty in fulfilling the needs of their clients as the evidence shows that Australian men’s help seeking behaviour is lower than women. 

Read the full article here. 

Guntuku S, Hall N, Poole G. Impact of COVID-19 restrictions on men’s mental health services in Australia. Mens Health J.

2020; 4(1): e22.


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