The UK Men and Boys Coalition has developed an extensive online resource to help educators working with boys and young men, for academic, personal and emotional needs.Read more
Menslink – the Canberra-based organisation which has developed a range of programs to support young men – has reported strong growth in the last 12 months.Read more
Men’s Shed in Mt Druitt, established as a suicide prevention program for the Aboriginal community in 2004, has released a collection of stories from the mouths of those who attend the Shed, and “make it possible for the broader community, including those who have capacity to do something about it, to listen.”Read more
As the head of community engagement for a property developer, Chris Boyle knows a thing or two about communication.Read more
Rebecca McGowan doesn’t mince words. The super-charged rural doctor, who runs a beef farm with her husband at Yackandandah in north east Victoria and a general practice at Wodonga, wants to change the current paradigm around men’s health.Read more
41% of men have regretted “opening up” to someone about their problems according to a new global report commissioned by Movember.
Over three quarters of men (77%) think that talking is an effective way to deal with problems, and 76% believe that talking openly can have a positive impact on mental health.
The Federal Government has allocated $700,000 funding to support the roll out of the National Men’s Health Strategy. The grants aim to support innovative approaches to trialling and evaluating men’s health promotion with a focus on improving health literacy, reducing risk and improving health and wellbeing within priority population groups.Read more
Matt Boyce, 27, left school in year 10, and now is the driving force behind a multi-layered enterprise seeking to lower suicide statistics in Australia and get people talking about mental health.Read more
A car restoration venture in Mackay, North Queensland, is proving to be a life saver for some men on the edge of despair. But despite clear gains, lack of funds could lead to the program rusting.Read more
The Queensland Government has committed to “making men’s suicide prevention a priority” and will work with men’s health leaders as part of a renewed drive to reduce suicide.Read more