Male socialisation and ideals of masculinity already have a devastating effect on the health and well-being of men across the globe. With the added pressures from COVID-19, and forced isolation, this issue is turning into another kind of pandemic. Join Professor Jane Pirkis, Director of the Centre for Mental Health at the University of Melbourne speaking with journalist Ginger Gorman as they discuss their common area of expertise: suicide representation and prevention in the media. Listen as they consider how we can best look out for each other, encourage people to seek support, and learn alternative ways to check in with mates in our new normal.
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The domestic battleground created by a pandemic
Hugh Mackay - How COVID rebooted compassion and community
How the virus made politics mutate
Indigenous Might VS COVID
Menace or Saviour? Anthony Elliott on Artificial Intelligence and coronavirus