The Men's Toolkit from ConnectGroups Association
This resource is a direct result of a need identified by ConnectGroups members. It has been developed with the aim of assisting Support Groups and service providers with tips about how to effectively engage with men. The overarching intent is to provide men-focused best practice protocols and procedures.
Download an electronic copy by clicking the book cover below. For further information about the resource, or to order a hard copy version, please contact the ConnectGroups office on (08) 9364 6909 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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What HE Won't Tell You (About His PH)
(July 13, 2016 Guest post by Doug Taylor, leader of Midlands SC Palmetto PHriends support group), PH patient and PHA Board Member -- after a recent discussion with another male patient and attending the men’s medically led session at PHA’s 2016 conference, Doug identified some issues that some men may face after a PH diagnosis. While pulmonary arterial hypertension affects more women than men, men may feel that they face their own unique challenges.
If the pulmonary hypertension patient is a man, there may be some things he isn’t telling you. Regardless of who he is – your husband, your boyfriend, your son, your father, your brother, your nephew, your uncle – he may feel that he needs to keep some things buried. Whether he is single, married, divorced, or widowed, gay or straight, young, middle-aged, or older, here are some things that men with PH may experience:
Connect with others living with PH at myPHA, an online community for people dealing with PH, at www.myphassociation.org.