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Medal for former AMHF board member

Chris Johnson, a former board member of the Australian Men’s Health Forum (AMHF), has been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) for his service to community health.

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Yes men DO matter say men’s health campaigners

More than 95% of the men’s health community wants the Government to measure whether its policies are working to improve the lives of men and boys in Australia.

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Health services failing male victims of child sexual abuse, says industry leader

Craig Hughes-Cashmore, guest speaker at the newly established National Men’s Lived Experience of Suicide Network, says mental health services are under-equipped to identify and deal with male victims of child sexual abuse who are at risk of suicide. 

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Is lifestyle change the key to men’s mental health?

A new study revealing the limited number of men involved in randomised trials of behaviour change interventions for depression, is a timely reminder of the untapped potential of lifestyle programs to improve men’s mental health.

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Mental health researchers not engaging men says study

A new review by researchers at the University of Newcastle (Australia) has found that men are under-represented in mental health studies.

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Do men matter? Tell the Government what you think!

The Australian Government is developing a new way to measure if its policies are working to improve the lives of all Australians. The proposed measures include a focus on gender issues that impact women and girls, but there are currently no plans to include a focus on the gender issues that impact men and boys.

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Make Time For Mates this Christmas

As the new campaign from Suicide Prevention Australia highlights, holiday celebrations can be a stressful period for many blokes.

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AMHF President Greg Millan looks back on a year of progress in men’s health

Long-time men’s health advocate Greg Millan says Governments have started to take men’s health seriously.

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Government announces 10m funding for skin cancer prevention campaign

The Federal Government is tackling Australia’s ‘national cancer’ crisis with a new Slip, Slop, Slap, Seek and Slide campaign supported by $10m in funding.

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Why is skin cancer killing more men?

National Skin Cancer Action Week, from 20-26 November, is a reminder that nearly twice as many men as women die from melanoma in Australia every year.

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