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November 2020

 50:50 in conversation with Brian Ballantyne

19th November 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Online
Free

The 19th November is International Men’s Day. For us here at 50:50, we’re big believers that gender equality won’t be possible without *everyone* being involved. It’s not just a ‘women’s issue’ and that’s why we’re big supporters of male allies. We’re thrilled to be joined by Brian Ballantyne. Brian’s not only a 50:50 Ambassador, he’s also Regional Manager, Training Programs at Amazon Luxembourg. Author of Confessions of a Working Father and one of the founders of Men for Inclusion. This…

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GEN bookclub – Robert Webb’s How not to be a boy

19th November 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Online
Free

International Men's Day BookClub : How Not To Be A Boy Join us for a stimulating discussing on Robert Web's Book; How not to be a boy. Virtual teams event: link below https://teams.microsoft.com/l/meetup-join/19%3ameeting_OWU3OGY4NTctMjJhOS00ZTk0LTg1MmUtZDg2ODMyYjIwMWM1%40thread.v2/0?context=%7b%22Tid%22%3a%2228b782fb-41e1-48ea-bfc3-ad7558ce7136%22%2c%22Oid%22%3a%22fcc2a04d-6af6-4bee-8bbf-9a10daced0aa%22%7d

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MenCheck-in : Daily Check-ins, Connection and Community

19th November 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1st December 2020 @ 1:30 pm
Online
Donations

During these times of coronavirus isolation, MenSpeak men’s groups respects men’s needs for connection – to help keep us sane, grounded and real. This mini-men's group, facilitated by Kenny / MenFacilitate Graduates, is a non-clinical, confidential space to share, be heard, release some pressure, connect with others and get insights into daily life as we drop our ‘nice guy’, 'macho man’ or whatever masks we’ve been wearing and get real. Typically between 5-15 men per group, usually 20s-50s though it…

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Bucks Student Union: Strong Men “A definitive guide to masculinity, manhood, and being a man”

19th November 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Online
Free

To mark International Men's Day, “Alpha males”*  Dr Matthew Smith and Dr Piers Worth from the University’s Centre for Positive Psychology** explore what it means to be a strong man in the 21st-century. Drawing upon their own experiences, those of a range of positive male role models, along with key ideas from positive psychology, Matthew and Piers will help us all to better appreciate the challenges of modern manhood and suggest how a more nuanced understanding of ‘strengths’ is key to us living our…

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ITV Loose Women – International Men’s Day Special

19th November 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Television
Free

For the first time in Loose Women's 21-year history, the show will be rebranding as Loose Men for one day only, with an all-male panel hosting a special episode to coincide with International Men’s Day on November 19. Marvin Humes will anchor the show and be joined by a panel of famous faces including the voice of Love Island, Iain Stirling, multi-platinum recording star Ronan Keating, and radio and TV presenter, Roman Kemp. Earlier this year, Loose Women launched their…

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Network Homes and SOS to Hold Mental Health Discussion for Employees

19th November 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Online

  NETWORK HOMES AND SOS 2 INTERNATIONAL MEN’S DAY Network Homes and SOS are delivering a private, online discussion around mental health for Network Home’s workforce. This session will take place on 19th November 2020, which is International Men’s Day. Please consider joining us, whatever your gender, to start the discussion about men’s emotional health. We need to work hard to protect the emotional health of the men in our lives.  The most recent statistics show that: **In 2018, there were 6,507…

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University of Manchester – Men’s Mental Health Presentations

19th November 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Online
Free

A series of three short presentations from researchers at the University of Manchester, focusing on men's mental health Nicola Richards & Su-gwan Tham Suicide by middle-aged men: Ongoing research and support by the National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Safety in Mental Health (NCISH) Laura Hemming & Peer Words don’t come easy: How male prisoners’ difficulties identifying and discussing feelings relate to suicide and violence Dr. Maurice Nagington Sex and drugs amongst gay men: A critical exploration of reasons for…

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Institute of Underwriting – with Eddie the Eagle

19th November 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online
Free

In celebration of International Men's Day the IUA HR & Training Committee welcomes Eddie The Eagle Edwards Winter Olympian & Inspirational Speaker Introduced by Dave Matcham, CEO, IUA Event Chaired by Jo Sykes, UK HR Manager, IGI and Chair of the IUA HR & Training Committee  Event Date:  Thursday 19 November 2020 Time:  1pm/13.00 hrs for 1 hour (UK/London time) Subject:  In marking International Men's Day, we welcome Eddie the Eagle Edwards to the IUA, where he will address the audience on overcoming adversity,…

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Lancashire Recovery College – Recovery in Focus

19th November 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Online
Free

Recovery in Focus - Online Produced in partnership with Positive Focus, this session will look at the merits of photography as a tool for maintaining well being. Photography as a hobby can help those who suffer from anxiety and depression, experience the peaceful beauty of creation. All aspects of photography can help separate you from common modern day thoughts, helping to focus and meditate on the peaceful harmony that exists in photography. Although it is nice to just visit a…

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Top Speakers at Summit with Moving Ahead and Legal & General InvestmentsSart

19th November 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Online
Free

This annual celebration, sponsored by Legal & General Investment Management, is an excellent way for your colleagues to gain education and inspiration on themes such as mental health, working families and inclusion for all. Moving Ahead’s all-digital summit offers world-class content in a highly accessible and inclusive format. This event has a list of great speakers. Programme Registration: Zoom Invite

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OutdoorDadNI: Connections Between The Outdoors And Mental Health

19th November 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Online
Free

A virtual talk by Enda Young Enda Young set up the OutdoorDadNI initiative two years ago as a project to focus on the connections between the outdoors and positive mental health. He is an accredited practitioner of the Institute for Outdoor Learning (APIOL), a Leave No Trace Trainer and a Trustee and member of the Board of Directors for Lighthouse suicide prevention charity. He enjoys trail running, surfing, open water swimming and paddle boarding. Supported by the Queen's University Belfast:…

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Stop Male Suicide – Bradford

19th November 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online
TBC

Celebrating and inspiring men, Challenging toxic masculinity, Addressing the issue of suicide With the sad news that West Yorkshire has the highest male suicide rates in the country we look to refocus and celebrate the positive impact men have on and in our community in Bradford (and further afield). We will be opening the Conversation on Suicide and discussing Positive and Toxic Masculinity. Plenary talk: The Psychology of Suicide and Why We Need Interventions Dr Robert Dempsey. Chartered Psychologist, Senior…

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University of the West of Scotland: A Community in Motion

19th November 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Online
Free

International Men’s Day in the UK is on the 19th November every year.  It is celebrated around the world in at least 60 countries.  International Men’s Day is a day for men and for others who care about men's issues to come together to debate, learn about and discuss the issues that are impacting negatively on men in our society but most importantly, the day is also a chance to ask why? This year, the three core themes for International Men’s…

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UK Civil Service (Northern Ireland) – Talk ‘Healthy Relationships’ with M.A.N – NI

19th November 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online
Free

M.A.N - NI is a safe space for men to find support with crisis/life issues they are experiencing. Find out more by joining online event About this Event M.A N NI was founded in 1994 through the efforts of a group of local men seeking to provide a safe space for men to find support with the crisis and life issues they are experiencing. Core to their work is an ethos of prevention and intervention, recognising and supporting men and…

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Brothers in Arms Scotland – Support your Partner with Depression

19th November 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online
Free

We are hosting a series of webinar sessions exclusively for our partners focusing on looking after your mental wellbeing. Our Webinar Programme Each webinar is lead by one of our experienced team with an open Q&A at the end to give you the opportunity to ask us anything. We have some amazing guest expert speakers lined up covering a range of exciting topics. ***November - Men’s Mental Health Webinar Series***E How to Support your Partner with Depression - Thursday 19th November…

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Queen’s University Belfast: Men, Family and Covid-19

19th November 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 24th November 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Online
Free

MEN, FAMILY AND COVID-19: ADDRESSING THE CHALLENGES This panel discussion will provide an opportunity to discuss the challenges that the current pandemic has posed to busy staff in Queen's. We will discuss the mounting pressures of increasing research and teaching workloads simultaneous with the added pressures of school closures, social isolation and mental health difficulties. https://www.qub.ac.uk/about/Leadership-and-structure/Faculties-and-Schools/Medicine-Health-and-Life-Sciences/GenderEquality/NewsandEvents/InternationalMensDay/MenFamilyandCOVID-19AddressingtheChallenges/

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International Men’s Day in Oxford / Abingdon

19th November 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Hilton Garden Inn Abingdon Oxford, Marcham Road
Abingdon, OX14 1TZ United Kingdom
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£43.71

About this Event Join us in celebration of International Men's Day and help raise money for charity. The event will run from 4pm into the evening and include a buffet dinner. Whilst we take the opportunity to celebrate International Men's day, we will also take some time to reflect on some hot topics for men today. With speakers covering subjects such as mental health, men's health (eg Prostate Cancer) and personal styling, then this promises to be an informative and…

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Book Launch: The Bounce Back Journey of Men’s Health

19th November 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Online
Free

Come and celebrate the launch of this amazing book with us! We are so excited to be launching The Bounce Back Journey of Men's Health - inspiring stories by men who have bounced back from physical and mental health challenges. Join us for our launch and hear from our authors who will share excerpts from their chapters and talk about their writing experience too! All of our Bounce Back books support our Social Passion Project, so we will be sharing…

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Royal College of Nursing – My Amazing Life as an A&E Nurse

19th November 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Online
Free

For International Men's Day, hear from Gary Jones about his 40 years in A&E nursing, through a time of dramatic changes in the NHS. About this Event Coping with a ‘dead body’ coming back to life… Climbing down a slippery embankment to care for a lorry driver trapped in his cab… Telling a wife her husband had just died. Gary Jones has faced many challenges in his 40 years of A&E nursing. For International Men's Day, we invite him to…

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Abused Men in Scotland: Male Victims of Domestic Abuse Webinar

19th November 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Online
Free

THEY HAVE SAVED MY LIFE” Men’s experience of intimate partner violence and the importance of gender responsive service support. On International Men’s Day: Tue 19 Nov, 5.30pm Speakers: Dr Elizabeth A. Bates CPsychol, SFHEA, CSci, AFBPsS Senior Lecturer in Psychology University of Cumbria and a Trustee of Mankind Initiative Men’s experience of intimate partner violence; changes post-separation; barriers to help-seeking and the importance of a gender-responsive service Iris Quar LLB, Dip L, LNP Services Manager at AMIS. Solicitor Systematic barriers which…

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