Boxing coaches and barbers will take on the battle to highlight men’s health and prevent suicide at a free event in Butler on March 10.
Peak 1 Boxing Club will host a ‘Men’s Health and Suicide Prevention Day’ run by charity Sirens of Silence and former AFL player Jake Edwards and his charity, Outside the Locker Room.
Sirens of Silence provides support for serving and ex-emergency services personnel struggling with PTSD, mental illness, addiction and suicide survival as well as their families.
Peak 1’s head coach Mick Hale will provide a free battle bags boxing session from 9am, before Mr Edwards gives a presentation on his struggles with mental health and recovery, as well as suicide prevention.
Shape Up Barber Town in Butler will be giving free cuts and shaves at the event and vintage coffee van Kombi-brew will provide espressos at the gym on Amesbury Loop, Butler.
Institute of Fitness graduate trainees will give free post-training massages and Elite Supplements Butler will provide free post-workout refreshments.
Donations made on the day will go to the two charities.