We speak with Zac Seidler, a registered psychologist, PhD researcher at the University of Sydney and the founder of Man Island, a project that aims to create the world’s first men’s mental health training program.
Photographer Paul McDonald is possessed by two things. The first is a set of mysterious and intimate medical slides found by chance at an auction and carried with him ever since; and the second is the very concept of masculinity.
What does mental health mean to me? Ashley Thomson sets out in a slightly late, slightly truncated episode to answer this question for himself.
How do you use a men’s space for good? Can it be done? Ashley Thomson talks to two representatives of the Australian National University Men’s Network to discuss the purpose of (and controversy surrounding) the group.
“Someone said when you do good work you meet good people, and that’s the best thing about this job. I lived in my comfort zone for 35 years and I couldn’t advocate leaving it strongly enough.”
When one male speaks out about his mental health experience, he is a role model for others, normalising it and inspiring others to do the same.