An important article in the Age about how young men account for over 80% of deaths in young people from road trauma.
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The question for from this article is, are we going to blame the young people for their behaviour, or take some action, take responsibility for providing them with 'safer' forms of risk taking and boundary testing opportunity, with some guidance and meaning attached to help them understand what they are experiencing? Rites of Passage could be part of the answer. See Becoming Men - Community Rites of Passage in Tasmania who run programs for groups.
Call for Papers Open
Men’s health and wellbeing is everyone’s business. This is the foundation on which the Australian Men’s Health Forum in conjunction with a consortium of leading agencies on the Central Coast of NSW will be hosting the 2015 Men’s Health Gathering.
With the theme of Sharing the Knowledge, the 2015 conference promises you an opportunity to contribute, debate and discuss the successful ways that we can all increase men’s health and well-being. Against the back-drop of the beautiful Central Coast, this conference is not to be missed.
Incorporating the 8th Aboriginal Men’s Health Conference and the 11th Australian Men’s Health Conference, the 2015 Men’s Health Gathering is open to Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal men and women through participation as a delegate, or the submission of a conference paper.
Call for Papers
We invite you to submit an abstract to present at the Gathering. It is our wish that you will share your ideas and work with us to provide attendees with a diverse and dynamic conference program. For further information, or to submit a paper, please download the form here.
Key benefits of the conference are:
For more information, please visist the conference website
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