Unravelling Men's Depression and Suicide
Free Public Lecture
Carillo Gantner Theatre
Sidney Myer Asia Centre
761 Swanston Street
T: +61 3 8344 7624
This Movember, the Melbourne School of Health Sciences invites you to a special event shining a light on a signiﬁcant global priority for men's health.
Keynote speaker Professor John Oliffe will provide an overview of speciﬁc male depressive symptoms, the role of masculinity in help-seeking, treatment uptake and self-management of mental health issues. John and a panel of experts will share advances in health interventions for men and their families, and the lessons learnt from delivering community and e-health programs.
Professor John Ollife:
John Oliffe is Professor and Associate Director of Research at the School of Nursing at the University of British Columbia and an Honorary of the Department of Nursing Melbourne School of Health Sciences at the University of Melbourne. As the founder and lead investigator of UBC's Men's Health Research program his work focuses on the inﬂuence of masculinity on men's mental health behaviours, illness, management, impact on partners, families and life quality. His research informs a suite of men's health interventions offering guidance to clinicians and researchers and his work recently featured in the documentary, "A Short Essay on Men".
Dr Simon Rice, Clinical Psychologist, Young Men's Mental Health Program, Orygen Youth Health
Associate Professor Grant Blashki, Lead Clinical Advisor, Beyond Blue
Mr Jack Bulman, Chief Executive Ofﬁcer, Mibbinbah Spirit Healing
Dr Zac Seidler, Director of Health Professional Training, Movember Foundation
Professor Rob Moodie, Deputy Head, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health