Free Workshops for Men’s Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month and Tableland Regional Council is hosting a series of free workshops for men and employees of men.

‘Men’s Health Month is an important opportunity to address key issues in men’s health and raise the profile of men’s health outcomes and needs in the community,’ said Mayor Rod Marti.

‘We’re partnering with Atherton Community Health to do what we can to support the health and wellbeing of local men aged over 50 years, and the businesses and organisations that employ them.

‘We’re excited to have men’s health expert Greg Millan hosting and present at these sessions.

‘Greg is one of Australia’s leading experts on men’s health and wellbeing and has over 30 years’ experience in men’s health promotion.

‘He has developed and implemented many health programs, professional training sessions and community events, and developed resources covering a wide range of male health and wellbeing issues.

‘Greg will host four free sessions while he is here in early June.

Men’s Health and Wellbeing Q&A

6.30pm Monday 6 June at Atherton International Club
The discussion will focus on the current challenges facing rural men over 50-years-old.

Men’s Health Ageing Workshop for Employers

9.30am–12.30pm Tuesday 7 June at the Coordination Centre, 15 Vernon Street, Atherton.
This workshop for employers of men aged 50+ will cover healthy ageing, tips for dealing with illness, working with older men, dealing with Covid-19 and its effects, and building services for older men into your organisation.

Men’s Health Ageing Workshop for Our Local Men

1.30–4.30pm Tuesday 7 June at the Coordination Centre, 15 Vernon Street, Atherton
This workshop for men aged 50+ will cover healthy ageing, tips for dealing with illness, working with older men and dealing with Covid-19 and its effects.

Engaging Men in Mental Wellbeing Workshop for Employers

9.30am–12.30pm Wednesday 8 June at the Coordination Centre, 15 Vernon Street, Atherton.
This workshop for employers of men aged 50+ will cover mental wellbeing, understanding how men differ in their approach to mental health and wellbeing, and developing resources for men.

‘All events are free but bookings are essential.

‘Register (below) by Thursday 2 June,’ said Mayor Marti.

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