mens connected

Monday 16 May to Friday 20 May 2022

Have you signed up to take part in Men’s Health Connected 2022 yet?

It's a free week-long gathering for everyone who's committed to improving the lives and health of men and boys in Australia.

Men’s Health Connected is held online, so you can take part from the comfort of your home or workplace and choose the times and the sessions that work best for you.

Sign up today and join us at Men’s Health Connected 2022, the online gathering for men’s health leaders.

 

Day 1 - Man overlooking city view

The State of Men's Health

Day 1: Monday 16 May 2022
9.30am-12.30pm AEST

This online event will focus on "The State of Men's Health" in 2022. We are planning a keynote presentation on the latest stats on key men's health issues; a debate on the current state of men's health and a discussion on the learnings we can take from the ongoing pandemic (including key presentations on new research on the impact of the pandemic on Australian men). 


Day 2 - Men exercising

Getting Men Moving

Day 2: Tuesday 17 May 2022
1.30pm-5.30pm AEST

Join us as we celebrate some of the best projects in Australia that use sport, exercise and social connection to improve men's health.
From yoga to weightlifting, from weight loss to prostate cancer recovery, a growing number of grassroots projects are connecting with men through physical activity and helping improve their physical, mental and social health in the process. As well as learning about the work of a dozen great men's health initiatives, we will also be selecting one project to win a prize of $1,000 thanks to a generous donation from Bulk Nutrients.

 


Day 3 - Men collaborating

Running Men's Health Events

Day 3: Wednesday 18 May 2022
9.30am - 1.00pm AEST

This online event aims to highlight best practice approaches to running men's health events in workplaces, community settings and online. Speakers from a wide range of organisations with a track record of engaging men will share their knowledge and answer your questions. Attendees are also invited to share their own experiences as we talk about the importance of goal setting, location, themes and topics, formats, marketing and delivery, when planning a men's health event.


Day 4 - Man in field

Hearing Men's Stories

Day 4: Thursday 19 May 2022
9.30am - 1.00pm AEST

This online event aims to highlight the importance of putting men's experiences at the heart of work to improve the lives and health of men and boys Australia. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Men in the mental health and suicide prevention lived experience space
  • Men as patients/consumers involved in shaping health services
  • Men as peer workers and peer volunteers
  • Men advocating for new approaches to health and social issues (based on personal
    experience)
  • Men involved in health promotion/education as case studies/ambassadors etc.

Day 5 - Men attending workshop

Workshops for the Men's Health Sector

Day 5: Friday 20 May 2022
9.30am - 12.15pm AEST

This online event will feature a selection of educational online workshops for people who work with men and boys on a range of topics. Some workshop topics under consideration include men's heart health first aid; engaging boys; engaging men in therapy; working with fathers; becoming a lived experience speaker and male suicide prevention.