A Call-Out to ALL Men!
Can You Spare ONE Hour of Your Life to Save a Life?
MATES Cafe is purely about saving lives. Do you realise that in 2017-2018 over 450 Men in New Zealand chose to take their own life because they couldn't stand the emotional trauma they were undergoing. Many of these occurred because of relationship breakdown.
Over 12,500 Men have killed themselves in New Zealand since 1985!
(approx. 3,780 Women Suicides in same period) Age-standardised suicide death rate, by sex 1996 - 2012 New Zealand
The suicide rate is an indicator of social cohesion. The intentional taking of one's life is evidence not only of personal breakdown but also frequently of a deterioration of the social context in which individuals live:
Enough is enough!
MATES has been operating for nearly 10 Years in New Zealand... we now need your help to drastically lower the Male Suicide rate... are you with us?
Saving a Man's Life can be to either: