Men’s Health

Some useful links on men’s health and wellbeing

Bloke’s Book – Canterbury men’s centre.

“Take a Simple Drive to a Healthier Life” by Dr Roger Smith.  It is available on Mac app “Apple Books” for free.  Pay version available on Kindle too.

Prostate cancer screening – Jim Duthie, Urological Surgeon at Tauranga. Also the social media consultant for the Prostate Cancer Foundation of NZ.

Prostate check decision tool.

Blue September – the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s national awareness campaign.

Get the Tools – Get the tools, the nuts and bolts of men’s health

Men’s Health NZ – Men’s health, let’s talk about it

Spanner in the Works. Knowing when to have your car checked is no different than keeping your body in peak condition.

Man Alive – Tane Ora. Awakening the unique spirit of men to build communities that work for everyone

Senior Chef – Recipes for 1-2 seniors from the Canterbury District Health Board

1737 – a crisis counselling service for anyone.

Five Ways to Wellbeing – building five actions into day to day lives is important for the wellbeing of individuals, families, communities and organisations. 

Handy apps for your mobile device, available from Google Play or the App Store.

  • GoodSAM Alerter – will alert any nearby trained volunteers to a cardiac arrest.
  • AED Locations – will locate the nearest Automatic External Defibrillator to your current phone location.
  • St John NZ CPR – teaches the life-saving skills of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation and shows you how to use an AED.