Ben releases new short film for International Men’s Day
Ben, the automotive industry charity, has just released a new short film to raise awareness about the topic of suicide on International Men’s Day, for which this year’s theme is ‘zero male suicide’.
The short film, called 'Alright mate', also aims to challenge perceptions and is a longer piece of video content, at around 8 minutes long, so Ben encourages automotive industry people to dedicate the time to watch it.
One of the main characters, Aidan (Ade), is played by Alastair Ellery who starred in the Netflix film, The Strays. It was filmed and directed by Chris Harris.
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The purpose of the film is also to raise awareness about Ben to further spread the message that the charity is there for everyone who works, or has worked, in the automotive industry so they know about the support they can access when times are tough.
Ben has also recently developed new online support and training for automotive industry people at www.ben.org.uk/suicideprevention.
Ben is here for those who work, or have worked, in the automotive industry and their family dependents. Don't struggle alone, contact our helpline: 08081 311 333 or use our webchat at www.ben.org.uk. You can also access Ben’s out of hours text support line by texting BEN to 85258.