Common ailments affecting men

  • Low back pain
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Pain, discomfort and stiffness in joints and bones
  • Migraine and tension headaches
  • Muscular aches and pains
  • Sciatica
  • Whiplash injury
  • Sports injuries


If you are looking for immediate help for a problem please see the below resources

  • The Samaritans is available for anyone in any type of distress on 08457 90 90 90 or by email at
  • The Depression Alliance Support offers advice for people who are suffering with depression. Telephone 0845 123 2320.
  • Halton MIND supports people with mental health problems to live independently, offer a befriending service and counselling service. Telephone 0151 495 3991.
  • St Helens MIND offers social activities to people who become isolated. They have a befriending service, social groups and an allotment. They can be contacted by calling 01744 677058.
  • CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) is free telephone counselling and information for men aged 15-35 and is available every day from 5pm to midnight. Contact CALM on 0800 58 58 58.
  • PAPYRUS ( is dedicated to the prevention of young suicide. If you are worried about yourself or someone you know you can contact Papyrus’ helpline, HOPELineUK, on 0800 068 41 41.