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Table 3 Sources of help young men aged 16–24 years would suggest to a friend with a mental health problem

From: Young men’s attitudes and behaviour in relation to mental health and technology: implications for the development of online mental health services

  n (%)
Very likely Likely Unlikely Very unlikely Don’t know
Family 104 (24.8) 162 (38.7) 81 (19.3) 54 (12.9) 18 (4.3)
Friends 173 (41.6) 187 (45.0) 36 (8.7) 13 (3.1) 7 (1.7)
Websites 53 (12.9) 114 (27.7) 154 (37.5) 76 (18.5) 14 (3.4)
Telephone helplines 47 (11.2) 96 (23.0) 146 (34.9) 113 (27.0) 16 (3.8)
Posters or pamphlets 20 (4.8) 62 (14.9) 182 (43.8) 137 (32.9) 15 (3.6)
Teacher 32 (7.7) 73 (17.6) 175 (42.3) 114 (27.5) 20 (4.8)
Doctor 106 (25.2) 176 (41.9) 80 (19.0) 44 (10.5) 14 (3.3)
Community centre 33 (8.0) 72 (17.4) 173 (41.8) 116 (28.0) 20 (4.8)
Trusted community member 29 (6.9) 93 (22.2) 166 (39.7) 114 (27.3) 16 (3.8)
Church leader 38 (9.1) 52 (12.5) 112 (26.9) 194 (46.5) 21 (5.0)
Counsellor 115 (27.5) 178 (42.6) 63 (15.1) 48 (11.5) 14 (3.3)
  1. Note. Percentages are given in parentheses. Due to some missing data, the total sample size for each source varied between 411 and 420.