Networking Breakfast Recording – 18 June 2021

Catch up on the recording of our Networking Breakfast from 18 June 2021 (below), marking Men’s Health Week 2021!

This event supports local workplaces to think specifically about men’s health and provides practical tips on how to best engage male workers in health and wellbeing initiatives.

Hear from:

  • Professor Gary Wittert, Director of the Freemasons Centre for Male Health and Wellbeing, University of Adelaide, who spoke on: how men deal with and monitor their health; red flags for there being a pending health problem for men and strategies for communicating with men in workplace health and wellbeing (commencing at 6:43)
  • One of MIEACT’s experienced Volunteer Educators, who shared his story of living with a mental illness and talk through his recovery and reflections (commencing at 28:30)
  • Darren Black, CEO of the OzHelp Foundation, who discussed OzHelp’s evidence-informed approach to improving men’s health, the application of place-based services and the design principles to consider when developing male friendly services (commencing at 48:15).

Healthier Work acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land this event was held on, the Ngunnawal people. We acknowledge and respect their continuing culture and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region.

Attendees were also able to connect with a range of local programs and service providers on the day through information stalls. Check out our short interviews with these organisations (follow the links below) to find out how your workplace can benefit from the services they provide: