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A proposed law which could see coercive control abusers jailed

15-Sep-2020 general, Media. 98 views.

A proposed law which could see coercive control abusers jailed, as discussed on the Drum ABC 15th September

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The Great Cycle Challenge to fight kids' cancer

08-Sep-2020 general. 38 views.

This October, the Heavy M.E.T.A.L (Men’s Education Towards Anger & Life) Group is  taking part in the Great Cycle Challenge to fight kids' cancer!

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How to ask someone R U OK?

07-Sep-2020 81 views.

Asking isn't always easy ... but it could save a life

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The signs it might be time to start a R U OK Conversation

07-Sep-2020 58 views.

What are the signs that someone might need you to ask R U OK?

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Supporting your mental health

14-Aug-2020 Apps and Resources, Communication, general, Men's Health. 318 views.

2020 has been a challenging year.  With everything going on in the World, the regular pressures we encounter from day to day have not gone away.  For many families, it has amplified.  A lot of people have been stood down, lost their jobs and unsure of the future.  People who were used to being out working every day, are suddenly at home either trying to work from home or look for work.  Regular releases such as attending the gym or going out for mates is much more difficult.  There is a major disconnect.  It is natural that during these times our mental health is not at its best.  Some people may be handling it better than others.  While you may be a person that is often looking out for others or putting on a brave face to keep things running, it is important to support your own mental health needs.

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COVID should spur us to tackle a cultural epidemic - men’s violence

21-Jul-2020 Media. 872 views.

During the past four months of lockdowns, countries around the world have reported an increase of up to 25 per cent in domestic violence. The change, for some, has meant that their lives are confined to the most dangerous environment possible. This is a harsh reality with which we must reckon if we are to save lives endangered by domestic abuse, a threat that predates and will outlive any virus.

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Common Mental Health Challenges for Men

05-Jul-2020 general, Men's Health. 720 views.

In the past and maybe even still today Men feel they cannot speak out about their Mental Health issues. While the stigma that once surrounded men’s mental health issues is improving, it is still very much there and this needs to change. Male suicide was the leading cause of death in males in 2018.

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Family violence campaign launched as Melbourne hospital's emergency presentations double

14-May-2020 Media, general, Men's Health. 611 views.

Family violence campaign launched as Melbourne hospital's emergency presentations double

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Why are so many Victorian kids running away from residential care during COVID-19?

14-May-2020 Media, general, Programs for Schools. 239 views.

Why are so many Victorian kids running away from residential care during COVID-19?

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Step inside the circle

09-May-2020 general, Men's Health, anger management, behavioural change. 818 views.

Unaddressed childhood trauma changes how we respond to the world and when triggered, we make choices that sometimes have devastating consequences including domestic violence, addiction, murder and prison.

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Let it go - Fearless Soul

20-Apr-2020 general. 493 views.

Let It Go (Official Music Video) by Fearless Soul

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HIGHLIGHTS FROM GETTING IN TUNE WITH YOU WEEKEND RETREAT 2019

08-Apr-2020 general, Men's Health, mens. 464 views.

A weekend designed to inspire and challenge. Gain powerful personal insights and learn skills to be a better you. Through experiencing a variety of engaging workshops indoor, outdoor, hands on and reflective, learn and discover the power of being you. See the highlights from our 2019 retreat

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