There are barriers that can prevent men from seeking information and support. This Men’s Health Week healthymale.com.au, an initiative supported by the Australian Government Department of Health, looks at 5 common barriers to better health. These barriers often prevent men from seeking information and support. Understanding and overcoming these barriers can support individuals, and their support networks to take the steps to prioritise their health and address any issues.
These barriers include:
Find out more information and gain a better understanding of the barriers that may be preventing you, a friend, or a loved one prioritising their health or seeking support this Men’s Health Week. If you need support, or have a health issue you have been putting off getting checked out, it’s important to talk to your GP or health professional.