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Lives Too Short - The State of Men’s Health

Mental Health

(9 and 10)

Men make up 94% of the prison population. 72% of male prisoners suffer from two or more mental disorders. (11 and 12)

More information

Our work on mental health includes Untold Problems (2010), a review of the major issues in male metal health, and MinThe MHF's report Untold Problems on men's mental well-beingd Your Head (2006).

We are continuing our work on this topic with the leading mental health charity Mind and will publish a guide for mental health professionals on working with men in early 2011.

There is information on men's mental health issues on malehealth, the MHF's health information site for men of all ages. There is also an excellent section on understanding health statistics.

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