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The strength of being a man is doing the work when the going gets tough, knowing how to step up and play a part, and finding ways to support your mates. Here are some things you can do right now.

Download the Lyrics

If you are part of a choir or would like to get together a group of friends to sing “Boys Do Cry”, download the lyrics below. We'd love to see your song so please email us a video and we will share on social media!

Make a banner

The men from Boys Do Cry have made their own banner “When the Going Gets Tough, Get Talking”, for the community hall. Now it’s your turn. Download the flyer to find out how you and your community can take part. We will be sharing the finished banners here on the website and across our social media channels. Can’t wait to see what you make!

10 Things You Can Do

Sometimes the simplest things can be the most effective. Check out Gus’ top five tips for getting up in the morning. Starting the day well can set you up right for the rest of the day!

Want to know more about men’s mental health? Get informed about everything from coping with change, to managing the stress of Covid to finding a good counsellor.

Learn how to confidently share your lived experience with mental ill-health or what it’s been like supporting someone else in this free two-day workshop for young people (aged 18-30).

Better conversations can help you support the men in your life, be it a mate, a colleague or a family member who isn't himself . Learn what to say and how to help.

Top tips, support, advice and inspiration for dads designed to help you survive and thrive. It’s a virtual “neighbourhood” or community for all things fatherhood.

Feeling a bit isolated or want something to get you out of the house? Did you know there are almost 1000 Men’s Sheds around the country? Find one near you and get busy.

“Breaking the Man Code” and “A Night with the Blokes” are just two of the fantastic workshops Tomorrow Man runs. Book a workshop for your school or community now.

Make a difference in your community and become a Matekeeper. ROCs MateKeepers are trained to help blokes feel more comfortable sharing feelings with their mate.

We all know about First Aid but most courses don’t cover mental health. Take the Mental Health First Aid course to get the skills to help someone you’re concerned about.

Gotcha4Life aims to build mental fitness across our communities in meaningful and engaging ways. If you’d like to help them make a difference, check out the options here.