Straightforward, expert advice and simple techniques for men to take care of their mental health and wellbeing. Your body needs maintaining to keep it healthy. So does your mind. It sounds simple but deeply outdated ideas that tell men how they ought to be, means that this vital message gets lost. The consequences speak for themselves: suicide is the biggest killer of men under forty-five. There’s no more room for debate – taking care of your head space should be as normal as eating your five-a-day or going to the gym.

Developed in partnership with Mind, the mental health charity, This Book Could Help is packed with expert advice and techniques to help you prioritise yourself, meet challenges and manage stress. Encouraging men to think differently about their mental health – whether struggling with a mental health problem or not – this book prompts you to think about work and life goals while discovering new strengths.


‘Incredibly helpful – every man should have a copy.’ Colin Jackson, Former Olympic Athlete ‘Finally, something that cuts through the myths and delivers practical advice to people in need. Powerful yet relatable.’ Clarke Carlisle, Former Premier League Footballer

‘This is a really helpful guide for men who want no-nonsense and practical help, and for anyone who is interested in mindfulness and mental health issues. An essential read.’ Levison Wood, Author and Explorer

‘This book could make all the difference to someone’s life. We should all read it. A great tool in understanding and dealing with one’s mental health.’ Nicholas Pinnock, Actor

Published to coincide with Mental Health Awareness Week, from 13th – 19th May, This Book Could Help builds on the revolution in men’s mental health and aims to make taking care of your wellbeing the norm for all men because head space is not a luxury, it’s essential.

Rotimi Akinsete is an experienced Therapeutic Counsellor and Director of Wellbeing at the University of Surrey. He has an interest in the development of the cultural consciousness concerning men’s mental health and is also the founder and director of Black Men on the Couch, a special interest project focusing on the therapeutic needs of African and Caribbean men and boys. Mind, the mental health charity, believes that no one should have to face a mental health problem alone. We’re here for you. Today. Now. We’re on your doorstep, on the end of a phone or online. Whether you’re stressed, depressed or in crisis. We’ll listen, give you support and advice, and fight your corner.

For more information, please contact: Saskia Angenent | Head of Publicity saskia.angenent@mombooks.com | 0207 819 5911 @OMaraBooks www.mombooks.com @omarabooks

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