Much more needs to be done to raise awareness of burnout and encourage men who need help to seek it, heard the audience of a recent panel on men and mental health. Photo: Shutterstock Much more needs to be done to raise awareness of burnout and encourage men who need help to seek it, heard the audience of a recent panel on men and mental health. Photo: Shutterstock
Much more needs to be done to raise awareness of burnout and encourage men who need help to seek it, heard the audience of a recent panel on men and mental health. Photo: Shutterstock
Wellness

Burnout: why prolonged work stress is a danger to physical and mental health – especially for men – and what needs to be done about it

  • In societies that frown on men who show signs of vulnerability, burnout can play out as irritability, aggression, or an escape into alcohol or drugs
  • A recent panel on men and mental health looked at why change needs to come from the top of the corporate ladder and how employees need to play their part too

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Much more needs to be done to raise awareness of burnout and encourage men who need help to seek it, heard the audience of a recent panel on men and mental health. Photo: Shutterstock Much more needs to be done to raise awareness of burnout and encourage men who need help to seek it, heard the audience of a recent panel on men and mental health. Photo: Shutterstock
Much more needs to be done to raise awareness of burnout and encourage men who need help to seek it, heard the audience of a recent panel on men and mental health. Photo: Shutterstock
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