Men's Health Week 2006

Men's Health Week (MHW) 2006 ran from Monday 12th June until Sunday 18th June.  The theme for this year was "Males and Mental Well-Being".  The Men's Health Forum in Ireland (MHFI) once again coordinated activity on the island of Ireland, and ...

  • Organised a major conference titled "Mind Your Self" - an all-Ireland event bringing together 120 organisations and individuals who are concerned with the mental well-being of men and boys.
  • Invited a range of agencies throughout the island to plan, implement and register health-focused activities for men and boys and to promote these on this website.¬† Click here to view some of the events/activities which took place.
  • Worked in partnership with BBC NI to highlight male health concerns during this week.¬† BBC NI produced a men's health website to ensure that information is readily available on the symptoms of male health problems, how to stay healthy, where to find help ...¬† This site also provides real stories from men who have had health problems, talks candidly about 'embarrassing' male health issues, and has a range of interactive health quizzes to test your knowledge.
  • Distributed information to men and boys which raised their awareness of male health issues and the need for action.¬† We also recommended the website of our colleagues in the Men's Health Forum England which provides a comprehensive range of facts on men's health as well as a Portable Document Format (PDF) version of the new Haynes Brain Manual.

For more details on some of the organisations who can offer health support, please visit the Mind Your Self website at: www.bbc.co.uk/northernireland/mindyourself/getting-better

 

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MHFI in association with BBC Northern Ireland