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What helps to prevent suicide in men?

February 24, 2014
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What helps to prevent suicide in men?

What helps to prevent suicide in men? 

We are looking for men, and their family and friends to take part in a research project examining suicidal behaviours in men 

Who are we looking for? 

YOU can take part in this study if you are: 

  • Male
  • 18 years or older
  • Have made a suicide attempt that was between 6...
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Join the Fight Against Prostate Cancer in 2014

February 6, 2014
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Join the Fight Against Prostate Cancer in 2014

Want to join the fight against prostate cancer but not sure where to start? As the 6th most common cancer worldwide, prostate cancer impacts many men and their families. The good news is that you can make a difference. The Prostate Cancer Foundation o...
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EMALE Issue 131 (February 2014)

February 1, 2014
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EMALE Issue 131 (February 2014)

In this month's issue: step back, best way forward for our boys shaping solutions for men in NSW marginal men revisited leading a sporting life men’s health services TRAINING PROGRAMS news briefs Testosterone therapy could raise risk of heart a...
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EMALE Issue 131 (February 2014)

February 1, 2014
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EMALE Issue 131 (February 2014)

In this month's issue: step back, best way forward for our boys shaping solutions for men in NSW marginal men revisited leading a sporting life men’s health services TRAINING PROGRAMS news briefs Testosterone therapy could raise risk of heart a...
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Fathers’ experiences of fatigue and its consequences when parenting 1 to 4 year olds

January 30, 2014
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Fathers’ experiences of fatigue and its consequences when parenting 1 to 4 year olds

PLEASE NOTE THIS STUDY HAS NOW CLOSED. We would like to invite you to take part in a research project about the experience of fatigue, parenting and partner relationship satisfaction in fathers of young children aged 1-4 years. This research is being...
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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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Greater Health Spending Helps Men More Than Women, Study Finds (Canada)

January 5, 2014
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Greater Health Spending Helps Men More Than Women, Study Finds (Canada)

FRIDAY, Jan. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Increased health spending in developed countries tends to benefit men more than women, a new study finds. Researchers analyzed data from 27 developed nations to determine the efficiency of health care spending,...
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Men die earlier but women’s health gets four times more funding | News.com.au

January 3, 2014
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Men die earlier but women’s health gets four times more funding | News.com.au

A spectacular gender gap has resulted in men's health problems being allocated a quarter of the funding women's health research gets, ranked just ahead of parasitic infections. This is even though men die four and a half years earlier than women, and ...
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EMALE Issue 130 (January 2014)

January 1, 2014
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EMALE Issue 130 (January 2014)

In this month's issue: spirituality 101 for men First NSW State Men’s Health & Wellbeing Conference more health funding for women than men aussie men closing their eyes to blurred vision men’s health services TRAINING PROGRAMS news bri...
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New online ‘Dads Guide to Pregnancy’ covers what men want to know

November 22, 2013
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New online ‘Dads Guide to Pregnancy’ covers what men want to know

Raising Children Network (raisingchildren.net.au) surveyed expectant dads and dads with children from birth to three years of age about the information they want when their partners are pregnant and they’re about to become a dad. They found uniq...
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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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Helping Men Get Help – the integral approach to helping men and boys get better outcomes

October 22, 2013
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Helping Men Get Help – the integral approach to helping men and boys get better outcomes

The Men’s Health Forum New South Wales Inc. invites you to  Helping Men Get Help - the integral approach to helping men and boys get better outcomes  Special Evening Talk by Glen Poole from the UK  Tuesday October 29 6.30 pm - 8.30...
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Paternal influence crucial to the success of children: report

September 1, 2013
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Paternal influence crucial to the success of children: report

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Building social skills: Cameron McKay enjoys a romp with his three-year-old twins Thomas and Madison. Photo: James Alcock

Children with involved fathers have better social skills, more successful relationships, stronger self esteem, more self-control and higher grades than those who do not.

They are also less likely to be overweight, suspended from school or...
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EMALE Issue 126 (September 2013)

September 1, 2013
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EMALE Issue 126 (September 2013)

In this month's issue: Reflections on Fathers Day by Andrew King Daddy issues: Collective blind spot on parental leave pay Prostate Cancer new report on the next generation new men’s health services training programs 2013 Ten to Men Annual Works...
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Daddy issues: Collective blind spot on parental leave pay is the mother of all slights

August 20, 2013
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Daddy issues: Collective blind spot on parental leave pay is the mother of all slights

Stay-at-home dads are a growing legion. Photo: Getty Images Stay-at-home dads aren't really a mystery. They're not wrapped in riddles. They shouldn't be an enigma. They are, in fact, legion. A small, undermanned legion, to be sure, but growing in stre...
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