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The Mask You Live In: Young Men Mental Health


(WTNH) – From an early age young boys are sometimes faced with a different set of challenges than young girls. Young boys are often told to “be a man”, but that can have damaging repercussions on the mental health and overall wellbeing for them.

United Community and Family Services provides care services for families. They are holding a screening for the new film “The Mask You Live In” The movie follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity. Some of the damaging reprecussions includes aggressiveness, suicide, depression, bullying,  and others.

The movie screening is tonight in Norwich 5-6:30 pm – screening 6:30-7 pm – panel discussion

The Edward & Mary Lord Family Health Center 47 Town Street, Norwich Seating is limited Please RSVP to Jennifer Ermler at or 860-822-4147.More information:

UCFS was established in 1877. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community. We are a Federally Qualified Health Center look-a-like and offer medical, dental and behavioral health services to members of the community.

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