The MassMen Program is designed to promote wellness among men, ages 25-64, across Massachusetts.
MassMen.org gives working-age men, and their loved ones, the tools and information needed to achieve an improved level of wellness so they can lead a better life emotionally, physically, and spiritually. MassMen.org provides free and anonymous self-assessment tools, along with helpful resources and information, to empower men 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 speaking to people with similar experiences and feelings, allowing individuals to realize they are not alone. Some of the benefits are:
For more information about the MassMen Program or to ask about creating a peer support group for men at your workplace, please contact Kathryn Branca at 781-441-4084 or KBranca@riversidecc.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.