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Online strategies for managing and preventing depression.

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The Still Here Project

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Conversations about suicidality and preventing suicide in LGBTQ communities.

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Returned veterans make the challenging transitions back to civilian life.

Man-Up Against Suicide
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Man-Up Against Suicide

Sharing photos and words to end the stigma that surrounds male suicidality and reaching out for help.

QuitNow Men
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QuitNow Men

Tools, tips, and strategies to quit smoking for good.

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Dads in Gear

An in-person program for new fathers to get healthy and quit smoking.

If I Were Tom
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If I Were Tom

Tom has prostate cancer. What would you do in his place?

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Support Groups in BC

Informal face-to-face meetings across BC to discuss all things prostate cancer.

Men's Sheds
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Men's Sheds

Shared workshops to get things done, together.

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The DUDES Club

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Events and activities that focus on wellness in men.

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The Hunk Alert

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A call to action for Canadian men to claim their health. One weekly SMS at a time.

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Wellmen Adventure Club

Igniting adventurous brotherhood.

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Hat Trick

A free program to be more active, eat healthier, and connect with hockey players.

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A workplace wellness and healthy living program.

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Maya Lefkowich, John L Oliffe, Laura Hurd Clarke, Madeline Hannan-Leith

The pressure on boys and men to engage in extensive body practices (e.g., closely monitored eating and exercise habits) and achieve ideal male bodies has grown significantly over the past 20 years.

John L. Oliffe, Genevieve Creighton, Steve Robertson, Alex Broom, Emily K. Jenkins, John S. Ogrodniczuk, Olivier Ferlatte

Men’s high suicide rates have been linked to individual risk factors including history of being abused as a child, single marital status, and financial difficulties. While it has also been suggested that the normative influences of hegemonic masculinities are implicated in men’s suicide, the gendered experiences of male suicidality are poorly understood.

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