Projects

Learn more about our projects and affiliations here!

Reducing Male Suicide Research Excellence Cluster

We aim to address men’s mental health inequities, optimize men’s mental health help-seeking experiences, and equip community-based and professional mental-health care services to evaluate and treat men’s mental illnesses and suicidality.

Dads In Gear Indigenous

A program for men who want to be involved, healthy and smoke free dads. Informed by elders and Indigenous experts and fathers, the 10 week group program supports smoking cessation, fathering and physical activity. 

If I Were Tom

If I Were Tom is an interactive video drama that follows Tom and his experiences with prostate cancer. The website also provides advice, tips, and resources on a range of prostate cancer related topics.

POWERPLAY At Work

The POWERPLAY Program is an award-winning evidence-based workplace wellness program for men that offers unique resources to support healthy and active lifestyles.

Contact! Unload

Contact! Unload is a play co-developed by Veterans telling the story of soldiers as they transition back to civilian life. This theatre production has played throughout Canada and the UK, and was featured at the 2017 Invictus Games.

Men Building Better Relationships

The goals of this study was to learn about the experiences of men who have went through or currently are going through relationship breakdown (i.e., divorce, separation or break up).

THE BUOY PROJECT: Preventing Suicide in Boys and Men

This collaborative research focuses on interventions to prevent suicide in boys and men, through three workstreams. This study is funded by the Million Minds Mental Health Research Mission.

QuitNow Men

Created in collaboration with over a hundred men who smoke but want to quit, QuitNow Men is a unique website and toolkit designed to assist men in their efforts to reduce and quit smoking

Dads In Gear

Dads in Gear is an innovative 8 week program integrating three components – tobacco reduction, fathering and healthy living (i.e., exercise and healthy eating) that mobilizes men’s positive relations and fathering to prevent cardiovascular disease.

Veterans Transition Program

The Veterans Transition Network led by Dr. Marv Westwood is the only Canadian charity delivering mental health services specifically for Veterans and assists them in reintegrating into civilian life from coast to coast.

Promoting Healthier Masculinities in the Macedon Ranges

This project will result in a suite of recommendations for the promotion of healthier masculinities within the Shire region.

HAT TRICK

This free program is based in the Okanagan Valley and it’s for guys who want to be more active, eat healthier, and get connected with their favorite hockey team. We are expanding soon!

Man-Up Against Suicide

By sharing photographs and narratives from individuals affected by male suicide, Man-Up Against Suicide breaks the silence and stimulates much-needed conversations about targeted male suicide prevention in Canada.

Affiliations

Global Action on Men's Health (GAMH)

GAMH is a collaborative project that brings together men’s health organisations, and others which share their objectives, in a new global network.

Sydney Centre for Healthy Societies

Emphasising complexity and connectedness, we provide a platform for radically reimagining what health is and how it might be better provided for—for humans, other species, our environment and the planet.

The GenWell Project

A free, open sourced, global Human Connection Movement whose mission is to make the world a happier & healthier place by reminding people about the importance of face to face social connection and inspiring them to take action.

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