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MHIRC: The Shed in Mount Druitt

The Shed in Mt Druitt is a suicide prevention centre focusing on disadvantaged men, in particular Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men, who experience the worst health outcomes of any population in Australia. The Shed is a male-friendly space where males can share their stories in a non-judgemental environment that accepts them.

Australian Men's Sheds Association

AMSA: Review Of Research On Men's Sheds And Health

Any review of programs that are delivering success in male health would not be complete without reference to research about men's sheds. In October 2012 there were about 860 men's sheds in Australia, almost double the number from 2010.

Nurmi et al: Older Men's Perceptions of the Need For and Access to Male-focused Community Programmes such as Men's Sheds

Study examining the need for and accessibility to male-focused community programmes in Canada, such as Men's Sheds.

 BeyondBlue: Research Evaluation of Men's Sheds in AustraliaResearch Evaluation of Men's Sheds in Australia

BeyondBlue: Men's Sheds in Australia: Effects on Physical Health and Mental Wellbeing

beyondblue and the Australian Men’s Shed Association are seeking an evaluation that will focus on the effect of Australian Men’s Sheds on the lives of its members.


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