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Foundation for Positive Masculinity

Our Mission

The Foundation for Positive Masculinity (+M) has a mission to promote the prevention and control of behaviours that are harmful for boys and young men to ensure that boys and young men are motivated, authentic and connected. The Foundation pursues this mission through the +M Program which incorporates education and training, research and partnerships.

Foundation goals and purpose

The Foundation for Positive Masculinity (+M) working across education, health and parent education is uniquely placed for:

  • Development, implementation and delivery of the +M program across a range of demographics
  • Undertaking and supporting research in relation to programs and early intervention to promote the wellbeing of boys and young men and prevent and control behaviours that are harmful to boys and young men
  • Decrease mental health issues in young boys and men to actively reduce instances of harmful behaviours and promote positive health outcomes including a decrease in youth suicide and self-harm and a decrease in depression.




Education and Training, Research and Partnerships

Upcoming events 

Supporting Young People to Build Performance & Leadership Skills (Players)

Workshop for boys aged 12-15.

Date and time: Thu, 15 Jun 2023 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM AEST

Location: Danny Frawley Centre for Health and Wellbeing

Register (players)

Supporting the person before the athlete (Parents)

Date and time: Tue, 20 Jun 2023 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM AEST

Location: Danny Frawley Centre for Health and Wellbeing

Register (parents)

Positive Masculinity International Conference 2023

Date and time: August 2023

Location: Melbourne, Australia

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