The MassMen Project is designed to promote wellness and decrease suicide among working-age men, ages 25-64, across Massachusetts.
MassMen.org gives working-age men, and their loved ones, the tools and information needed to address common issues men face related to their mental and emotional health as well as their social relationships. MassMen.org provides free, anonymous self-assessment tools for a variety of mental health issues, along with helpful resources and information that empower them to take action to feel happier and healthier.
Development of a Peer Support Program
The goal is to develop peer support services in the workplaces of men in industries that tend to have a higher incident of suicide, including public safety, correctional facilities, building trades, the fishing industry, and others. Peer support services involve people with similar experiences who listen to each other and give hope and guidance. Some of the benefits are:
For more information about the MassMen Project or to ask about creating a peer support group for men at your workplace, please contact Joe Conant at 781-468-6054 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MassMen is funded by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Suicide Prevention Program. Project partners also include the Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention and the ten regional suicide prevention coalitions that serve the Commonwealth.