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  • Samaritans: Psychologists Should Lead The Way On Male Mental Health Issues Samaritans: Psychologists Should Lead The Way On Male Mental Health Issues
    There's a need to focus more on male psychology because men are suffering more severe mental health issues than women, more homelessness, their life expectancy is lower, they are much more likely to have accidents and dying at work, and men are three to four times more likely to commit suicide.
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    A survey conducted by VicHealth shows that the lack of time causes stress and ill health and prevents us from doing enjoyable things that are beneficial to our physical and mental health..
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    A survival guide for males in the age groups 15 - 17 years. In a humorous way this guide deals with everyday stressors or 'problem zombies' and provides useful tips how to deal with them.
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Engaging Health Services To Engage Men And Boys

 

MENGAGE is about finding and profiling the many resources available to promote a social determinants approach to male health and wellbeing. Learn more about successful ideas, concepts and programs for better health outcomes tomorrow.

 

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Are Unemployment And Suicide Linked?

Unemployment And Suicide In Australian Males: A Close Connection

Unemployment And Suicide In Australian Males: A Close Connection

There has been little connection made between unemployment and suicide deaths in males, a factor that overlooks the importance of employment in male health and identity. This research offers evidence that unemployment influences suicide outcomes in males especially between the ages of 30 and 50.

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Engaging Indigenous Men In Primary Care Settings

Andrology Australia: Engaging Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Men In Primary Care Settings

Andrology Australia: Engaging Aboriginal And Torres Strait Islander Men In Primary Care Settings

It is well recognised that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men are the most disadvantaged population group in Australia in terms of physical well-being. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men have higher death rates, and are more likely to die at much younger ages from circulatory disease than the general population (AIHW, 2012), and they often have poor access to effective health services.(AIHW)

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Interview With Sir Michael Marmot

Making Social Determinants of Health Matter: An Interview With Sir Michael Marmot

Making Social Determinants of Health Matter: An Interview With Sir Michael Marmot

Sir Michael Marmot and Ryan Meili, family physician at the West Side Community Clinic in Saskatoon discuss the Social Determinants of Health and the evidence that the SDOH are getting more widely known among the population.

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Beyond Blue: Men's Social Connectedness

Beyond Blue: Men's Social Connectedness

Beyond Blue: Men's Social Connectedness

Men may find it difficult to maintain social connections throughout their middle years (30 -65 years). This research aims to increase understanding for how men perceive and experience social connectedness, identify the tools that will assist men to develop stronger ties and what causes them to lose their social connections.

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