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More man-friendly health services needed to stem suicide flow

June 11, 2014
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More man-friendly health services needed to stem suicide flow

Suicide continues to be one of the top 10 causes of death amongst men, with suicide prevention campaigners using a Canberra conference to call for more "male friendly" health services to encourage men to seek help. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of ...
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More man-friendly health services needed to stem suicide flow

June 11, 2014
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More man-friendly health services needed to stem suicide flow

Suicide continues to be one of the top 10 causes of death amongst men, with suicide prevention campaigners using a Canberra conference to call for more "male friendly" health services to encourage men to seek help. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of ...
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Does men’s health policy deserve our special attention? (Seminar)

June 1, 2014
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Does men’s health policy deserve our special attention? (Seminar)

Deakin public health policy seminar: DOES MEN’S HEALTH POLICY DESERVE OUR SPECIAL ATTENTION? The Deakin public health policy seminar series is targeted at senior researchers, academics and policy makers. Date: Tuesday 10 June 2014 Time: 12pm for...
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Does men’s health policy deserve our special attention? (Seminar)

June 1, 2014
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Does men’s health policy deserve our special attention? (Seminar)

Deakin public health policy seminar: DOES MEN’S HEALTH POLICY DESERVE OUR SPECIAL ATTENTION? The Deakin public health policy seminar series is targeted at senior researchers, academics and policy makers. Date: Tuesday 10 June 2014 Time: 12pm for...
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Share your story: A safer future for children

May 12, 2014
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Share your story: A safer future for children

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse is investigating how institutions like schools, churches, sports clubs and government organisations have responded to allegations and instances of child sexual abuse. In its first...
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Working with men and relationship issues – opportunities and challenges (Video)

January 8, 2014
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Working with men and relationship issues – opportunities and challenges (Video)

One of the highlights of the 2013 National Men's Health Gathering in Brisbane was the Men and Vulnerable Families Forum Plenary Session featuring presentations by Dr Warren Farrell (USA) and Glen Poole (UK). Titled Working with men and relati...
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University of South Australia Male Studies courses commencing in 2014

December 27, 2013
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University of South Australia Male Studies courses commencing in 2014

The first of the University of South Australia Male Studies courses planned for 2014 is now accepting applications for enrolment. You can find information about the first of the courses on offer – the Professional Certificate in Male Health and ...
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Powerhouse Programs – Because Growing Up is Optional

November 17, 2013
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Powerhouse Programs – Because Growing Up is Optional

Powerhouse Programs is the creation of Stephen Halsall and Andy Roy. Both Stephen and Andy have been heavily involved in working with men and boys through well-respected national community development organisations. Their lives and relationships have ...
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21st Century Man: The Way Forward (Video)

November 5, 2013
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21st Century Man: The Way Forward (Video)

A stand-out session from the 2013 National Men's Health Gathering in Brisbane was the world-focus keynote discussion panel sponsored by the Australian Men's Health Forum, titled 21st Century Man: The Way Forward. This discussion about the changing...
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The 45 + Program – a new program to help re-employ mature-aged men

October 10, 2013
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The 45 + Program – a new program to help re-employ mature-aged men

A unique new program designed and delivered by mature-aged men to help re-employ mature-aged men is now available. A Pilot for the Program has been conducted this year in both metropolitan and regional areas of Victoria. The 45 + Program Pilot was part...
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MensWatch – Male Peer Support Training Program

May 14, 2013
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MensWatch – Male Peer Support Training Program

Enables men to support other men in their workplace, organisation or community. Trains men with knowledge and skills to support other men experiencing challenges with personal, relationship or mental health issues. Equips men to take action to prevent ...
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MensWatch – Male Peer Support Training Program

May 14, 2013
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MensWatch – Male Peer Support Training Program

Enables men to support other men in their workplace, organisation or community. Trains men with knowledge and skills to support other men experiencing challenges with personal, relationship or mental health issues. Equips men to take action to prevent ...
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Men’s Health Week 2013 – Helping health services to help men and boys

April 18, 2013
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Men’s Health Week 2013 – Helping health services to help men and boys

Men's Health Week is different from many health promotion campaigns. Often you'll see campaigns that aim to shock, scare, compel or otherwise encourage people in the community to do 'more of this and less of that'. We think that there is a real opport...
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Men’s Health Week 2013 – Helping health services to help men and boys

April 18, 2013
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Men’s Health Week 2013 – Helping health services to help men and boys

Men's Health Week is different from many health promotion campaigns. Often you'll see campaigns that aim to shock, scare, compel or otherwise encourage people in the community to do 'more of this and less of that'. We think that there is a real opport...
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Men’s Health Week, June 10 to16 2013 – Helping health services to help men and boys

April 18, 2013
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Men’s Health Week, June 10 to16 2013 – Helping health services to help men and boys

Men's Health Week is different from many health promotion campaigns. Often you'll see campaigns that aim to shock, scare, compel or otherwise encourage people in the community to do 'more of this and less of that'. We think that there is a real opport...
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Men’s Health Week, June 10 to 16 2013 – Helping health services to help men and boys

April 18, 2013
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Men’s Health Week, June 10 to 16 2013 – Helping health services to help men and boys

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Men's Health Week is different from many health promotion campaigns. Often you'll see campaigns that aim to shock, scare, compel or otherwise encourage people in the community to do 'more of this and less of that'.

We think that there is a real opportunity through Men's Health Week to empower people on the...
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