The 13th to 19th of June is
In a society where the spotlight is often on women and their wellbeing, the Men’s Health Information Resource Centre of Western Sydney University aims to equalise the focus by coordinating events and raising awareness specifically for men.
The week’s focus is on the physical, social, mental and emotional wellbeing of men and boys. People throughout communities across Australia create events aimed at improving the lives of males through a series of one-off and ongoing physical and digital events and campaigns.
TheMANevent – online
On Saturday, 18 June 2022, starting at 9:00 am, TheMANevent takes place online. For two days, workshops will be held, and ten expert speakers will talk about relationships, health, wealth, business and community. To participate in this event and for further information, contact James Grima on 0419 354 949 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gold Coast walk from South Burleigh to The Spit
On Sunday 19 June at 5:00 am, those planning on walking will meet at South Burleigh Surf Club for the 18 km walk to The Spit. The event will start with a Welcome to Country, a minute of silence, and the singing of Amazing Grace by Choir Harmony in Paradise. Those who wish to pull a tyre representing all the traumas holding men back from living their best lives can do so. The event is free and open to everyone, including women with loved ones who have suffered mental health issues. Bring your sunscreen, hat, walking shoes, and support the walk.
You can find out more about the ongoing events supporting men’s health
Men’s Health Week is a week of awareness aimed at bringing men and boys closer in a spirit of support that will reach far beyond the week in June to create lasting positive change. Share below how your charity is supporting men this week and into the future.