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I Treat Men Every Day. This is Why They’re Afraid to Ask for Help.

Men are four times more likely to die by suicide than women, and yet it’s hard for medical experts to find them

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MMay is the month of family barbecues and holiday weekends. It’s also Mental Health Awareness Month — because it happens to be the month with the highest suicide rates




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Michael Richardson

Michael Richardson

Family medicine physician and Medical Director at One Medical. Serves on the board of directors for the Massachusetts Academy of Family Physicians.

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