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A Letter To a Dad Contemplating Suicide - You Are Loved More Than You Know

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In 2020, 5224 people took their own lives and of that figure 3925 were men. At the time of publishing these were the latest official ONS figures available. Suicide is the second biggest killer of men under fifty. Roughly 75 men in the UK take their own lives every week. That’s 75 fathers, brothers, sons, uncles, nephews, and friends. This…

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Dad Chats Live - The Benefits of Equal Parental Leave

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Dad Chats Live – Equal Parental Leave. Today we were joined by Rob Simpson who works for @avivauk. Aviva have scrapped paternity leave, two weeks just aren’t enough – Aviva recognised this and have an excellent new policy. At Aviva all staff are entitled to equal parental leave when they have a child. This means that fathers can take up to…
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Dad Chats Live - Mindfulness and Mental Health in our Children

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Dad Chats Live – Mindfulness and mental health in our children. This week, after Simone Biles stepped out of Olympics to look after her mental wellbeing. We wanted to discuss this important topic. If you’ve been around Dadvengers before, you will know that we think mental health and wellbeing is just as important as the physical. So we were 100%…
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Dad Chats Live - Baby loss, grief and our Mental Health

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Dad chats live: This week we talked about baby loss, grief and it’s affect on our mental health, with special guest Gary Anderson (@gary_secure_mind_solutions ). This is another subject that is so important to talk about, and we couldn’t have done it without our special guest. Gary talked openly about discovering his twin daughters had Twin To Twin Syndrome – a…
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How To Manage Your Anxiety, So That You Can Help Your Kids Manage Theirs.

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Let’s be honest.  Anxiety is a nightmare.  However it shows up for you, the rising panic, sweaty palms, hyperventilating, the torrent of mental chatter, 3 am pacing. It’s horrid to deal with and it’s utterly debilitating.  It undermines our self-confidence, our ability to make decisions and to move forward. What’s more, anxieties grow. We start by panicking about a situation with…
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Dad Chats Live - Learning how to Cope With Anxiety

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Dad Chats Live – Talking about Coping with Anxiety with Saleema Davies. Saleema is a clinical hypnotherapist and founder of Papalona. A company that creates audio recordings to support children and parents’ mental health easily and effectively. We talk about the impact of anxiety on our lives, and how to cope with it. She shares some brilliant tips like: Use…
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Why it's Essential That Dads Explore Mental Health?

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Mental health has been high on everyone’s agenda in the last year, particularly dads mental health. The pandemic has had a huge impact on mental health.  Whether that has been through isolation, financial impact or the stress and anxiety of the situation.  It has been really tough.  Men’s mental health is something that we feel strongly about raising awareness of. …