Health practitioners in Ballarat, Victoria, are working to set up a new health clinic to tackle a range of health and social issues impacting the men in the city.
The male suicide rate in Ballarat is twice the rate of Melbourne and 65 per cent greater than the Victorian average according to an article in The Courier.Read more
Gay fathers and their children continue to experience stigma and avoid situations because of fear of stigma, a new study from the American Academy of Pediatrics has found.
The study, published on January 14, surveyed men who identified as gay and as fathers, drawing on 732 respondents from 47 states across the United States.Read more
A world-first program for fathers of pre-school-aged children is helping dads and their kids to enjoy healthier lifestyles.
The program, initiated by the University of Newcastle, focuses on rough and tumble play, healthy eating, active play and sport skills.Read more
Glen Poole, CEO of the Australian Men’s Health Forum, talks to Kevin Jones, editor of the Safety At Work Blog about the positive and negative impact that work can have on men’s health.
AMHF recently attended the ALP’s National Conference in Adelaide, to promote our new #Better4Men campaign which includes a focus on “Making Work Healthier For Men”.
Could Governments do better for men and boys? The facts are compelling. Our sons are less educated than our daughters. Our brothers die younger than our sisters. Our fathers are more likely to die at work than our mothers. Our male friends are more likely to die by suicide than our female friend.Read more