No Man is an Island Conference 2022

Tickets are now on sale for the ‘No Man is an Island: Creating Communities and Nurturing Networks’ conference.  This event aims to bring together key speakers, experts and practitioners, along with leading academics who are forging new ground in our understanding of men and boys’ health and wellbeing issues.  The conference is aimed at professionals, academics, politicians, employers, charities, public bodies and anyone in equality, diversity and inclusion roles.  It will take place on Friday 25th November 2022, from 9.30am - 5.30pm, in The Stoller Hall, Hunts Bank, Manchester, M3 1DA.  Find out more at:

Gambling and Young People

Did you know that 55,000 11-16-year-olds in the UK are problem gamblers, and that 12 studies have shown a link between purchasing 'Loot Boxes' in video games and problem gambling? ...  Youth Work Alliance is, currently, working with YGAM to offer fully funded City & Guilds assured online training for youth-facing-staff on the topic of gaming and gambling related harm.  These sessions aim to enable professionals to safeguard young people by developing their critical-thinking and decision-making skills.  Workshop content includes: gaming and gambling related harm; advertising and regulation; mental health and wellbeing; the blurred lines between gaming and gambling; how to spot signs of harm; and where to get help and support.  On completion of the training, attendees are given access to download a wide range of award-winning resources.  To find out more, Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Life after Cancer - Breaking the Taboo for Men

The Irish Cancer Society Research Team and the LIAM MC Trial are delighted to host a hybrid event titled: 'Life after Cancer: Breaking the Taboo for Men'.  This will take place on Friday 25th November 2022, in St. Peter's, Cork City, from 5.45pm - 7.00pm.  Attendees can opt to come to the event in person or watch the event online via a live stream.  The goal is to support men through cancer and life beyond.  This event will include a panel discussion between health care professionals and people affected by cancer, and will offer men affected by cancer coping tools for during and after treatment.  Tea and coffee will be available upon arrival at 5.45pm, and the panel discussion will start at 6.00pm.  There will be a Q&A session after the panel discussion - during which online and in-person attendees can ask the speakers questions.  Tickets are free, but registration is essential:

'Public Health Matters' Podcast

At the end of Summer 2022, the Institute of Public Health launched a new 'Public Health Matters' podcast - highlighting key issues across the island of Ireland.  In the first episode in the series, they speak to Sir Michael Marmot, a Professor of Epidemiology at University College London.  Michael is known across the globe for his ground-breaking work on health inequalities and the gaps that exist between rich and poor.  Listen-in at:

27th Annual Regional Sexual Health Conference for Northern Ireland

You are invited to apply for a place at the 27th Annual Regional Sexual Health Conference for Northern Ireland.  This online event will take place on Wednesday 16th November 2022, from 9.00am - 5.00pm.  The cost is £20.00 per person.  There is a topical and comprehensive programme, which will include inputs from a host of high-quality contributors - representing a diverse range of sexual health and wellbeing issues.  If you would like to attend, complete the booking form at:

Dad's Voice

'Dad's Voice' is a newly formed, informal, relaxed and friendly group for dads.  It provides a safe space for dads to come together to share experiences and support one another through the challenges of life and fatherhood.  This group is open to dads, stepdads, grandads, foster dads, dads-to-be, or any significant male role model in a child's life who lives within the Northern Health and Social Care Trust Area.  The group meets regularly in Ballymena, Co. Antrim.  To find out more, Tel: 028 2564 8229.