Why are men less likely to seek treatment for mental illness?

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Why are men less likely to seek treatment for mental illness?
According to the American Journal of Men’s Health,
Depression and suicide are ranked as a leading cause of death among men. Six million men are affected by depression in the United States every single year. Men (79% of 38,364) die by suicide at a rate four times higher than women (Mental Health America [MHA], 2020). They also die due to alcohol-related causes at 62,000 in comparison to women at 26,000. Men are also two to three times more likely to misuse drugs than women (Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality, 2017). These statistics are troubling because they reinforce the notion that males are less likely to seek help and more likely than women to turn to dangerous, unhealthy behaviors.

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https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7444121/
Why are men less likely to seek treatment for mental illness?
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