CMHC’s Men’s Health Month starts tomorrow
The Canadian Foundation for Men’s Health and Anxiety Canada encourage men and their families to Get moving for your mental health this june
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, May 31, 2021 / CNW / – The Canadian Foundation for Men’s Health (CMHC) launches Men’s Health Month, June 1, with an impactful array of virtual conferences and fitness events to provide tools and resources focused on the benefits of exercise for men’s mental and physical health.
“Get moving for your mental health – targets the increased stress and anxiety experienced by men and their families during the pandemic, “said TC Carling, President and CEO of CMHC.” Our goal is to provide an awareness platform, d education and discussion that encourages more men to get active, to improve their mental and physical health in June. “
“This past year has exacerbated many health and mental health issues for everyone, including men,” said Adrian ten, Health Minister. “That’s why we support the work of the Canadian Foundation for Men’s Health, which encourages men to live healthier lives. As we begin Men’s Health Month, I encourage all men to take advantage of the activities the Foundation has prepared to help you be your best. “
CMHC has partnered with Anxiety Canada to provide evidence-based advice and accessible tools on how to cope with stress, anxiety and loneliness for men and their families.
“More and more men are talking about their mental health, and we want to help drive that conversation,” said Judith Law, CEO of Anxiety Canada. “We are proud to partner with CMHC for Men’s Health Month to help more men and their families access resources so they can reduce anxiety and live life the way they want.
Joining the CMHF for virtual events is Kevin Bieksa, Trevor Linden, Kelly hrudey, Simon whitfield, Shea emry, Tommy Europe, Buzz Bishop, media figures and psychologists from Anxiety Canada.
How to get involved:
Virtual speaker series – Wednesdays
Sign up now for a free virtual speaker series led by NHL players, Olympians, athletes, television and radio decorated personalities and psychologists from Anxiety Canada, from June 2.
Virtual Fitness Series – Saturdays
Sign up now for free 30-minute virtual workouts for all levels led by an award-winning fitness trainer, Tommy Europe, starting June 5.
Make a promise to move
Take up the CMHC move challenge and commit to being active throughout the month of June. Engage on your own, with your family, or engage with friends and do something fun.
Registration for events is free or by donation, with every dollar going towards men’s mental health programs and online services. Visit menshealthfoundation.ca to find out more and register now! Download our social networks toolbox, follow @dontchangemuch and use #MOVEMentalHealth to spread the word.
Download our campaign information sheet here.
Media availability May 31st and June 1 for:
Trevor Linden, former NHL player and executive, and co-owner of Club 16, She’s Fit !, Orangetheory Fitness
Shea emry, Former CFL player, founder of the Wellmen Project and advocate for mental health
TC Carling, President and CEO of CMHC
SOURCE Canadian Foundation for Men’s Health
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