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MEN AND FAMILIES – Keeping Boys and Men Healthy

Men's Health Week 10-16 June 2019.

Mens Mental Health: Are you OK, my darling brother, husband or son?

Men's Mental Health: Two men share their stories and wisdom; empowering us to recognise depression and helping us support the men we love.
A night of sharing, understanding and knowing where you can go for help for mental well being.

Join mental health advocates Pete Shmigel and Dan Price in conversation with Wendy Searle at this Conversation Club event on on how depression impacts those we love, what we can do to help, and where we can go for support.

Both Dan and Pete have powerful and stories to share - and there bravery and dedication to the cause of men's mental health will inspire, inform and support you if you wish to know more.

About Pete and Dan

Pete Shmigel proudly served as CEO of Lifeline Australia and is currently on the Boards of the Australian Men's Health Forum and Roses in the Ocean as well as Baseball Australia. He's greatly experienced in business, environmental sustainability and politics, and is a poet as well. He’s also been a senior advisor to nine Premiers and Ministers, including most recently in Ukraine.His articles have been widely published, including by the Sydney Morning Herald, the Age, the Daily Telegraph, Business Insider, Business Ukraine, Huffington Post, and ten daily. Pete served in the US Army and was a teacher in a New York City high school before migrating to Australia in 1990.

Dan Price a now a dad to 7 month old Tallulah Widle and is an ultra marathon runner. He is also the survivor of two suicide attempts, one of which in 2014 involved his rescue from beyond the safety fence on the Sydney Harbour Bridge. Dan is passionately dedicated to his own recovery and supporting others on their own journey to wellness. He speaks with a rare honesty and vulnerability about his own battle on his journey to wellness, back from the abyss of anxiety and depression. Dan is proudly an ambassador for R U OK? Day, Movember and Livin.org.

We all need to talk about mental health. These wonderful men will share their incredibly valuable insights with us at this event.

At all Conversation Club events, we share the stories of brave people who experience an issue and then turn to a person with research based expertise in this area, who imparts information to empowers us in making better-informed decisions.

50% of profits from the event will be donated to the charities Roses in the Ocean and Australian Men’s Health Forum.

With a special performance by singer songwriter, William Brown.

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Phone: 435793925
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Event Properties

Event Date 22-05-2019 6:30 pm
Event End Date 22-05-2019 8:00 pm
Location Mens Mental Health: Are you OK? - NSW


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