The devastated children of a barber whose body was found four days after he went missing want to raise awareness of mental health in young men.
Neve and Charlie said they want to prevent another family going through their painful ordeal following the death of their 43-year-old dad Toby Wright.
Toby's body was discovered in Truro after he disappeared from his home in Exminster, Devon.
Neve, 17, told DevonLive : "I think mental health for men is still such a taboo subject, and it shouldn't be.
"I know that young men feel embarrassed to talk about it and they don't want to admit anything is wrong, but they need to know it's ok to talk.
"There wouldn't be all the mental health charities out there if there wasn't a need for it, men need to talk more and they shouldn't be ashamed to do so. Men have every right to feel the same emotions women do.
"The sad thing with mental health is it can change your true personality.
"Our dad needed a calm and ordered life and if things changed in a negative way, he would deal with it so differently to when he was feeling well in himself.
"Men have a very different coping mechanism to women and deal with things differently, and knowing that make me realise how my dad would have felt."
Charlie, 14, a keen free-running enthusiast, said he thinks there needs to be more help for younger people.
"There are lots of mental health groups for adults but there needs to be more for young people too," he said.
"It is hard for boys to talk about their feelings and in some ways it's easier to type your feelings than to say them out loud.
"I think before my dad died I always had the idea that boys don't cry and that it's a baby-ish thing to do, but I have come to realise that it is ok to let your feelings out.
"I really enjoy free-running so I would love to look into incorporating that in to a group that can help young men with their mental health too."
Recalling how he had text his dad the day before he disappeared, Charlie said: "Everything seemed fine.
“I was talking to him about having my hair cut and he told me to come over on Saturday afternoon.
"To be honest when I found out he had gone missing, everything just went really quick and I text him straight away but he never replied like he usually does.
"That's the moment that I knew he wouldn't be coming back home."
Paying tribute to their dad who they describe as ‘loving’ and a ‘bit of a joker’ and was famous for his embarrassing dad dancing.
Neve 17, said: "He was so loving and he adored his family. He was the sort of person who would do anything for anyone."
Charlie added: "He was always so protective of us, he would do anything for Neve and I, he was the funniest person I know and was always joking around."
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