/ Well, Well, Well / Health / Men’s Health Week – Testicular Cancer and Mental Health

 


For Men’s Health Week 2019, Cal is joined in the studio by two of Movember’s Global Directors to talk testicular cancer and men’s mental health.

Sam Gledhill, Movember Global Director of Testicular Cancer, chats through the types of testicular cancer, who it affects, how to screen, treatment and support options, and what it still being investigated when it comes to testicular cancer.

For more info on testicular cancer and how to ‘know thy nuts’ – head to Movember’s website.

Later, Brendan Maher, Global Director of Mental Health & Suicide Prevention, joins in to talk about his recent move to Movember after serving as RU OK?’s CEO as well as the mental health challenges faced by men, the additional elements faced by gay, bisexual, and trans men, and how Movember is trying to tackle this complex issue.

To check out more facts on men’s mental health – head to Movember.com.

If you or someone you know is seeking immediate support to look after their mental health or wellbeing, contact Switchboard (part of Q Life) 1800 184 527 (3PM-12AM Daily) or for more immediate assistance contact Lifeline on 13 11 14.

This show, Episode #674 originally aired Thursday 13th June 2019.

Grab this and other podcasts from the Well, Well, Well team on iTunes | Spotify | or your favourite podcast platform – or head to joy.org.au/wellwellwell

Head to www.thorneharbour.org for more information about Thorne Harbour’s LGBTI health and well-being services

Thorne Harbour is social! facebook: facebook.com/thorneharbour  |  twitter: @ThorneHarbour  |  instagram: @thorneharbour

 

About the author: Cal

 

Cal Hawk is one of the producers and presenters of "Well, Well, Well" JOY's specialist show dedicated to helping LGBTIQ communities look after their health and wellbeing, presented by Thorne Harbour Health.

 

Recent posts in Health