The Crisis in UK Men’s Health Promotion?

The Crisis in UK Men’s Health Promotion?

Practical Considerations. During the summer I took a short break in Fermoy, south west Ireland; sheltering from the rain in the town’s high street I noticed a doorway with a familiar Men’s Shed sign above it – and took the…

A practical account of the Mengage Mentalking sessions with Derbyshire Constabulary, Aug-Oct 2017.

A practical account of the Mengage Mentalking sessions with Derbyshire Constabulary, Aug-Oct 2017.

Earlier in 2017, Nick Daines, a Police Inspector with Derbyshire Constabulary contacted Mengage to enquire about the Mengage Mentalking sessions, which as our advertising copy states “ explores strengths-based work with men, utilising aspects of male culture to enhance health,…

October workshops

October workshops

Mengage are holding three workshops in October at our registered centre in Gloucestershire. The workshops focus on aspects of health and education work with boys and young men. The dates and details for these are: 5th October. Boys Don’t Cry…

Workshops for June and July

Workshops for June and July

Mengage are holding three workshops in June and July at our registered centre in Gloucestershire. The workshops focus on aspects of health and education work with boys and young men. The dates and details for these are: 15th June. Boys…

Men's Health Forum Survey: Strengthening men's ability to keep their families healthy

Men’s Health Forum Survey: Strengthening men’s ability to keep their families healthy

The following from the Men’s Health Forum; if you’re a dad please assist by taking the survey. If not, please pass it on: The role that men take in their family’s health is changing. Can you help us understand it?…

Men’s health :  time for a new  approach to policy and  practice?

Men’s health : time for a new approach to policy and practice?

A recent paper by Peter Baker and Tim Shand explores the health of men and boys in a global context and makes the case for national governments to implement male health policies –  and acknowledge a gendered approach to health…

A day in the life fighting to bring down the barriers to boys’ education

A day in the life fighting to bring down the barriers to boys’ education

Liam Kernan from Mengage has written an article for InsideMAN online magazine reflecting on his experience of delivering a ‘Raising Boys’ Achievement’ workshop for teachers at a primary school; you can find the full article  by following this link: A…

Participants needed for a study of postnatal depression in fathers

Participants needed for a study of postnatal depression in fathers

Participants are required to take part in a new study considering postnatal depression in fathers. Assistance is required in recruiting fathers to take part in a new study on postnatal depression in fathers. Full details can be found here If…

Coded messages? New report on men and suicide

Coded messages? New report on men and suicide

A new report today on men and suicide prevention indicates health professionals being unable “to pick up or spot the coded ways that men talk about their distress” as a failing of health services in their response to men in…

Men and Boys Coalition

Men and Boys Coalition

On 15th November 2016, two Mengage practitioners were present at the House of Commons launch of the Men and Boys Coalition, a new network comprised of – as the spiel on the MBC website states, “organisations, academics, journalists, professionals and…