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Donated to a Bro this Movember?

It’s not November but Movember so don’t forget to donate what ever you can to this phenomenal charity that supports men’s health research here in Australia and around the world.There are a number of options for donation. You can provide a donation directly at http://au.movember.com. Otherwise you can support a Bro in either of the teams below Our member […]

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Welcome to Centre – Honours Scholarship student: John Fouyaxis

The Centre congratulates Mr John Fouyaxis on being awarded a Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health Honours Scholarship for 2017. John is undertaking his Honours degree in the School of Psychology at the University of Adelaide.  He is based in the Mind and Brain Theme at SAHMRI and is being supervised by Dr Camille Short from the […]

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FFCMH HDR scholarship-top-up awardees 2017 – supporting young researchers

The Centre congratulates new higher degree students who have been awarded scholarship top-ups from the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health.  Students receiving top-ups are: Phoebe Drioli-Phillips (School of Psychology, Uni of Adelaide) has been awarded a Commonwealth Research Training Program award (previously the Australian Post-Graduate Award [APA]) to support her PhD studies on “Male discourses of depression and […]

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CHAMPS RCT Pilot – Enhancing mental health care for cardiac patients

NHMRC Post-Doctoral research fellow Dr Phillip Tully and co-investigators are undertaking a feasibility trial to determine whether treatment of common mental health problems in persons with cardiovascular disease (CVD), using 12-18 weeks of cognitive-behavioural therapy, is feasible in a hospital cardiac setting and whether it improves quality of life and cardiac outcomes when compared to “enhanced” […]

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NAB funds farmer well-being initiative – Dr Kate Fennell

The Centre congratulates Post-Doctoral Research Fellow and Clinical Psychologist Kate Fennell on being awarded a $100,000 grant from The National Australia Bank (NAB) Foundation for the development of an initiative that aims to support farmer mental health and well-being. Kate is undertaking this project at the Samson Institute, University of South Australia (UniSA).  The project is a collaboration between […]

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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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Andrology Australia’s Young Men’s Health Forum – Canberra

Australia’s leading authority on men’s health, Andrology Australia, hosted the Young Men’s Health Stakeholder Forum on the 3-4 March 2016 at Parliament House, Canberra. Attending were representatives of key stakeholder organisations (health services, research and government) and this included members of the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health; Patrons Mr Graham Wakeling and Mr Jeff Naqvi, […]

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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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Have you supported the Mo this Movember? Please donate

To recognise the final week of Movember, and just in case you have not got around to getting involved directly or by supporting another mo or mo-sista, the Centre has set up a campaign page for donations. Sacrifice your take-away coffees and lunch this week and dig deep for Movember. Donate at:  http://au.movember.com/mospace/11734093  

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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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