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Tackling Depression in Men – July Men’s Health Research Seminar SAHMRI

Depression is one of the 3 leading causes of poor health in Australian men, demanding innovation in the way  depression in men is understood by communities,  how health services are delivered to optimise detection and management, and new treatment strategies.  This Seminar will overview the multidisciplinary work being done by the Centre to address depression […]

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Let’s be Frank – Primary Producer SA Men’s Health Initiative

For the Let’s be Frank video series  GO TO YOUTUBE PLAYLIST The Freemason’s Foundation Centre for Men’s Health has been collaborating with Sally Fisher, Healthy Farmers Advisor with Primary Producers SA to produce a series of short videos that cover common men’s health problems like sleep apnoea, depression, prostate cancer, lower urinary tract symptoms, and erectile dysfunction. […]

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Uni of Sydney study seeking male participants to provide insights into therapy for depression

Researchers at the University of Sydney are looking to interview males, aged 16 years or older that have sought psychological therapy for symptoms of depression in the past 10 years. The aim of the study is to understand what they liked, disliked and what they think needs work in terms of making these services more appealing […]

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Teaming up with UK Artist at the Fringe for Men’s Health – Reserve 17 Feb

The Centre is pleased to announce a partnership with Daniel Clark, Theatre Works (VIC), UK artist Bryony Kimmings performing at the Adelaide Fringe, to promote men’s mental health and to raise funds to support a FFCMH mental health research student scholarship . Bryony is one of the UK’s most exciting artists and wowed audiences with […]

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Dispelling stigma – addressing depression in men.

Perceived stigma around depression can be a barrier to men, in particular, seeking help.   There have however been changes in the way that depression is being discussed in relation to masculinity, and this has largely been brought about by the work of Beyondblue, established in 2006.  Representations of men’s communication about depression in the media […]

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