Men’s Health Make It A Work In Progress
Sep27

Men’s Health Make It A Work In Progress

Men’s health is more than just a prostate check. It is important to recognise that health risks and needs change through the different stages of a man’s life. During the teenage years and early twenties, risk taking behaviours account for most of the health issues affecting men. Drug and mental health, smoking, sexual issues and accidents arise from the struggles of finding ones identity and place in the world. Men during their...

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Prostate Cancer – Knowledge is Power
Sep18

Prostate Cancer – Knowledge is Power

When a man receives a diagnosis of Prostate Cancer the impact it has on his life and family is enormous. They will struggle and need all the support they can get. Roy and Helen Francis of the Mornington Peninsula Prostate Support Group realised this and now provide support, educational material and awareness in a confidential environment to men and their partners. The group was formed in September 2010 and is affiliated with the...

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Men’s Sheds Growing From Strength to Strength
Aug05

Men’s Sheds Growing From Strength to Strength

Men are flocking to Men’s Sheds all over Australia and they are going and growing, from strength to strength. Just in the last two years Men’s Sheds have grown from 300 to 1,000 nationally. There are number of beneficial aspects of the shed but the role it plays in preventative health and the wellbeing of the members is outstanding. By having an environment where men feel productive (outside of work or if they are retired) and of...

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Men Talking About Health Issues
Jul20

Men Talking About Health Issues

When you were growing up were you expected to be tough? The way it all seems to happen is this beautiful bouncing baby boy is born, everyone is ecstatic and his every need is met. Then, as he grows things change a little. Instead of Mummy or Daddy picking him up and soothing his cries he is expected to stop crying about things. Because he is a boy he is expected to be strong and be a big boy. Perhaps this may have a bearing on why...

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