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Fake it ’til you Make it – Clinical Depression in Men – Radio National Q and A

Guests of the Fake it ‘til you Make it Adelaide Fringe show at the Royal Croquet Club on the 17 February, a fundraising event for the Freemasons Foundation Centre for Men’s Health, did not go home disappointed.  What a brilliant show; an honest, and at times funny, heart-wrenching and heart-warming account of a couple in love […]

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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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Black Dog Institute – Volunteers urgently required for study on preventing suicide in males

The Black Dog Institute is studying men’s experiences of depression and suicidal behaviour (thoughts, plans, attempts), with a view to discovering factors that contribute to, or interrupt suicidal behaviour, and factors contributing to taking action, or not taking action, during a suicidal crisis.  The study has been approved by the University of New South Wales Human […]

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Sept 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day

The 2013 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report on the health of Australian males is yet another confronting reminder of the prevalence of depression, anxiety and suicide in Australian males.   In adults aged 25 and over, the rate of deaths due to suicide is 22 deaths per 100,000 males compared to 6 per 100,000 […]

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