This year during Men’s Health Week (June 15 – June 21 2020) the Australian Men’s Health Forum launched Men’s Health TV. Around 50 guests took part in 15 programs across the week covering health topics from nutrition and exercise to men’s mental health and making therapy “male friendly”.
All of the programs are still available to watch on our Men’s Health TV channel facebook page, so like the page now to keep following and supporting this initiative. You can also catch-up with individual episodes and links listed below - and please like, comment on and share these programs with others to help us spread the word and create a healthier future for men and boys in Australia.
The Blokes’ Healthy Lunchbox
An hour of healthy chat that with bitesize talks from men's health experts on a range of topics that are of interest to men.
Episode #001: Healthy Workmates
We talk about being healthy at work with Carolyn Alessi of the MATES In Construction team, Sam Liali of Watpac Australia Pty LTD and Darren Black of the OzHelp Foundation.
Episode #002: Prostate Cancer and Men's Health
We talk about prevention, check-ups and recovery in this prostate cancer special with former Wallabies start, Geoff Didier; Chris McNamara, Head of Community Services at the Prostate Cancer Foundation; Alan White from The Prostate Zone and men’s health physiotherapist and founder of PROST! Exercise Club for Prostate Cancer, Jo Milios.
Episode #003: Exercise and Fitness
We explore the benefits of getting fit and staying fit with Michael Murphy of Beyond The Barbell; Ashley Bennalack of Cycle:WELL and Lero Faure of Fit Dad Lifestyle.
Episode #004: Nutrition
We are what we eat so we explore the health benefits of good nutrition with Brendan O’Dowd of Incolink; Professor Gary Wittert from Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men's Health and The Nutrition Guy, Joel Feren.
Episode #005: Mental Health
In the final Blokes’ Healthy Lunchbox of Men’s Health Week we talk about men’s mental health with Anthony Hart, creator of the Lifeback Track App and Steve Gamble from Man Anchor.
Talking Men's Mental Health
An hour of mentally healthy chat with men's health experts, created with men in mind.
Episode #001: Healthy Tradies
Today we're chatting about keeping Tradies healthy with Pip Seldon and Richard Toom of The Healthy Tradie project; Mitch McPherson of SPEAK UP! Stay ChatTY and Jeremy Forbes, HALT (Hope Assistance Local Tradies).
Catch up and watch this episode now (this program starts at the 51 minute mark)
Episode #002: Healthy Environments
In this episode we look at how we can create healthy environments where men thrive, with workplace health specialist, Robert Hart of Zest Learning and Dave Burt at SALT – Sport and Life Training.
Catch up and watch this episode now (this program starts at the 1.00 hour mark)
Blokes On The Couch
An hour on the couch with three or four blokes who work with men and boys as psychologists, counsellors and therapists.
Episode #001: Catching Men Early
Joining us on the first episode of Blokes On The Couch are Jon Morgan of Marcus Mission, John Milham of Mentoring Men and Aladdin Jones, psychotherapist, family therapist and men's groups facilitator.
Catch up and watch this episode now (this program starts at the 2.00 hour mark)
Episode #002: Working with boys and young men
We bring together four blokes who specialise in working with boys and young men. They are Martin Fisk, CEO of Menslink, Jon Margonis, Senior School Psychologist at Scotch College in Perth, Alex Robey a psychotherapist at Assert Development and Jon Morgan of Marcus Mission.
Episode #003: Getting therapy working for men
In the final episode of Blokes On The Couch, Dr Tanveer Ahmed, Adam Blanch of Good Psychology and Carl Nelms of Blokes Psychology explore the question: how do we make therapy more “male friendly”?
The Men’s Circle
This program is all about the heart not the head as we bring together men from different men's circles and men's gatherings around Australia.
Gathering in the first ever Men’s Circle Meet-Up we have Mikey Lee of Island of Men, Lachlan Stuart of The Man That Can Project, John Moulang from Men's Health & Wellbeing Association NSW and Tony Webb, a regular at the Tasmen Men’s Wellbeing gathering.
This men’s circle features Ben Buttfield of the Southern Men's Gathering, Robert Ah Hoon from Men's Wellbeing Inc, Jeffrey Lawrence from ‘Sole to Soul’ men’s contemplative bushwalking retreats and John Moulang from Men's Health & Wellbeing Association NSW.
Sitting in circle for this Men’s Circle Meet Up we have Paul Henley of the Pathways Foundation, Miles Protter of Men's Business, Craig Wyld of Men’s Group Online and Tony Webb, a regular at the Tasmen Men’s Wellbeing gathering.
Coming together in this episode of Men’s Circle Meet Up we have John Moulang of NSW Men's Health and Wellbeing, Wes Carter and Peter Efford of The Menswork Project, Jack Beros from The ManKind Project and Asher Packman from Warrior Within.
Closing the circle with the final Men’s Circle Meet Up we have David Pointon and Ben Hughes of The Men's Table, Michael Brennan of the Southern Men’s Gathering, Nic Dob of Men’s Wellbeing Inc and Tony Webb, a regular at the Tasmen Men’s Wellbeing gathering.
TELL US WHAT YOU THINK
Would you like to see more of Men's Health TV in 2020-2021? Are you a men's health specialist with an idea for a program? Do you have skills in film production, social media or communications and want to volunteer to support this project? Drop us a line if you have any comments or want to get involved with Men's Health TV to [email protected]