Supporting men through difficulties in their mental and physical ill health, ultimately to prevent suicide.

Starting 2024 with a bang!

Two new groups to begin 2024. We extend our service to Weardale and the Tees Valley.

We are delighted to announce that we are opening two new groups to extend the work we do further afield. On February 1 ManHealth will open our first group in Tees Valley area when we open at the Suit Direct Arena home of Hartlepool FC. This group will run from 6:30 to 8:30 every Thursday. Thank you to Pools4Life for their support. The new group in Stanhope will open on Tuesday 13 February at the Stanhope Community Centre on the Front Street and will run from 6-8 every Tuesday. The group is supported Durham County Council's Wellbeing Fund through the Weardale Action Partnership.

Other stories

The Shildon Shindig

The Shildon Shindig was a wonderful day on the 18 May and enjoyed by all who attended, ManHealth took on Team Solan with a full football match in the main event of the day at Shildon AFC. We were joined by live music acts and a special guest appearance from The Hairy Biker - Si King along with other entertainment. Thank you to all who supported ManHealth and the Shildon Shindig.

Renewable Field Services. Yorkshire 3 Peak Challenge.

On the 05 May 2024 a team of colleagues and friends from Renewable Field Services set out to attempt the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge. The challenge takes on the peaks of Pen-y-Ghent (694 metres), Whernside (736 metres) and Ingleborough (723 metres), usually in this order, and in under 12 hours. These hills form part of the Pennine range, and encircle the head of the valley of the River Ribble, in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. After a tough day in the hills the team were able to raise a wonderful total of donations of £4393.00. The donations will enable us to continue the much needed free to attend peer support groups for men. Thank you. Robbie Woods, Lucinda Winstanley, James Gowland, Sam Bullock, Ellis Collings, Heather Lynn, David Welsh, Benn Faulkner, Jack Welsh and Mick Jobson.

24hrs, 36 sore feet, 50 miles and 8 football grounds.

18 brave men from Newton Aycliffe had the will to walk 50 miles in 24 hours and visit many local football grounds to raise awareness of men's mental health and male suicide. The walk began at Newton Aycliffe FC on Saturday 27 April and finished at the same place the following morning. The men visited Shildon, Bishop Auckland, West Auckland, Willington, Crook and Tow Law FC during the 24 marathon. Thanks to Bishop Auckland Chairman Steve Coulthard for refreshments and Shildon Alive for providing much needed early evening sandwiches. The men raised the outstanding total of £4449.46 to support ManHealth continue their life saving work in our region.

Busy few months.

What a start to 2024.


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