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International Men’s Day 2013 Theme Announced

By Glen Poole, Helping Men Director and UK Co-ordinator for International Men’s Day One of the international roles that Helping Men plays is to help set the annual theme for International Men’s Day which is celebrated in more than 70

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Helping Men In ITN Debate

Glen Poole from Helping Men will be taking part in a debate on Young Male Suicide this evening (Thursday 17th January 2013) on ITN Truthloader at 7pm ITN’s online channel will be asking “Why are so many men killing themselves?” and Glen

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Male suicide up in Brighton & Hove as recession hits men

Men in Brighton & Hove are killing themselves at a rate of one man every 10 days. The recession is being blamed for the rise in suicides which increased by 5% in 2008-2010, compared with 2005-2009. In the same period

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Conference review in Guardian by Ally Fogg

The Second National for Conference for Men and Boys has been reviewed by journalist Ally Fogg in a Guardian ‘comment is free’ article for International Men’s Day, in which he sings the praises of the emerging men and boys’ sector

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Happy International Men’s Day

Happy International Men’s Day to you!  Monday 19th November 2012 is International Men’s Day (IMD) so why not join us in celebrating men and boys in the UK today? IMD is now celebrated in more than 60 countries worldwide and

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Why we need to get better at Helping Men Get Help

BY GLEN POOLE, STRATEGIC DIRECTOR, THE MEN’S NETWORK Men are notoriously bad at getting help, taking care of our health and when it comes to talking – well we just don’t talk. Hands up who’s heard these types of statements

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Take 2 minutes to complete survey on men’s issues

The team behind International Men’s Day in the UK is running a snap survey to help identify what people working with men and boys think are the most important men’s issues. It only takes 2 minutes to complete the survey

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