Key issues in promoting mental health: Masculinity and Mental Health.

Ken Harland

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    This paper written for the Design for Living partnership: Action Mental Health, The Youth Council for Northern Ireland and The Health Promotion Agency NI, The paper focuses on young men’smental health in Northern Ireland.It particularly highlights important connections between masculinity and mental health, and considerations for a society emerging from a period of prolonged conflict. It also providespointers for practitioners engaging and supporting young men around the themes of mental and emotional health and self-esteem.
    LanguageEnglish
    Number of pages15
    Publication statusPublished - 30 Mar 2008

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    • Masculinity
    • Mental Health
    • Developing practice with young men

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World Health Organization. Mental health problems: the undefined and hidden burden [Online]. Available at: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs218/en/print.html Accessed 30 August 2007. 8. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety. Promoting mental health – strategy and action plan 2003–2008. Belfast: DHSSPS, 2003. 9. The Review of Mental Health and Learning Disability in Northern Ireland. Vision of a comprehensive child and adolescent mental health service consultation document. Belfast: Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, 2005. 10. Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety. A healthier future: a twenty year vision for health and wellbeing in Northern Ireland 2005–2025. Belfast: DHSSPS, 2004. 11. Muldoon O, Schmid K, Downes C, Kremer J, Trew K. The legacy of the troubles: experience of the troubles, mental health and social attitudes. Belfast: Queen’s University, 2005. 12. Fay M, Morrissey M, Smyth M, Wong T. The cost of the troubles, Londonderry: INCORE, 1999. 13. Kennedy L. Broken bodies, silenced voices: the paramilitary abuse of children in Northern Ireland. Conference paper presented at the Save the Children seminar series. Belfast: Queen’s University, 2004. 14. Harland K, McCready S. Young men. In: Flood M, Kegan Gardiner J, Pease B, Pringle K, editors. International encyclopaedia of men and masculinities. London: Routledge, 2007. 15. Royal College of Psychiatrists. Factsheet 18: the emotional cost of bullying: for parents and teachers [Online]. Available at: http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/mentalhealthinformation/mentalhealthandgrowingup/18bullyingandemotion.aspx Accessed 3 September 2007. 16. The American Academy of Child Adolescent Psychology. Helping teenagers with stress [Online]. Available at: http://www.aacap.org/cs/root/facts_for_families/facts_for_families Accessed July 2007. 17. Fuller A, McGraw K, Goodyear M. Bungee jumping through life: a developmental framework for the promotion of resilience. In: Cattan M, Tilford S, editors. Mental health promotion: a lifespan approach. Berkshire: Open University Press, 2006. 18. Armstrong C, Hill M, Secker J. Listening to children. London: Mental Health Foundation, 1998. 19. Office for National Statistics. Social focus on men. London: The Stationery Office, 2001. 20. Bamford D. Mental health improvement and wellbeing: a personal, public and political issue. Northern Ireland: The Bamford Review of Mental Health and Learning Disability (Northern Ireland), 2006. 21. Green H, McGinnity A, Meltzer A, Ford T, Goodman R. Mental health of children and young people in Britain 2004. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005. 22. Tomlinson T, The trouble with suicide: mental health, suicide and the NI conflict. Belfast: Queens University. 2007. 23. World Health Organization. Suicide [Online]. 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Masculinity incarcerated: insurrectionary speech and masculinities in prison fiction. Journal for Crime, Conflict and Media Culture 2004; vol.1 (3) 28–42. 31. Beattie K. Homophobic bullying: the experiences of gay and lesbian youth in Northern Ireland. PhD submitted to the University of Ulster. 2004. 32. Centre for Young Men’s Studies. Young men and the squeeze of masculinity. Occasional paper No. 1. 2005 [Online]. Available at: http://www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/about/specialist/cyms/ Accessed 5 September 2007. 33. Harland K, Morgan S. Youth work with young men in Northern Ireland – an ‘advocacy approach’. Youth and Policy 2003; vol. 81. 34. YouthAction Northern Ireland. Everyday life: Young men, violence and developing youth work practice in Northern Ireland. Belfast: YouthAction Northern Ireland, 2002. 35 Working with Men. Young men, risk-taking and health [Online]. Available at: http://www.workingwithmen.org/projects/boys.aspx Accessed 9 September 2007. 36. Harland K, Barclay L, McNamee D. RU right in the head? International Journal of Men’s Health and Gender 2006; vol. 3, Issue 2. pp 204–209. 37. Lloyd T. Let’s get changed lads. London: Working with Men, 1997. 38. Connell RW. Masculinities. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1995. 39. Harland K. Men and masculinity: an ethnographic study into the construction of masculine identities in inner city Belfast. PhD submitted to the University of Ulster. 2000. 40. ChildLine. Boys allowed: what boys and young men tell ChildLine about their lives [Online]. Available at: http://www.childline.org.uk/pdfs/boys.pdf Accessed 27 August 2007. 41. Rowling L. Adolescence and emerging adulthood. In Cattan M, Tilford S, editors. Mental health promotion: a lifespan approach. Berkshire: Open University Press, 2006. 42. Seidler VJ. Masculinities, bodies, and emotional life. Men and Masculinities 2007; vol. 10, No.1., p9–21. 43. Harland K. 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Masculinity incarcerated: insurrectionary speech and masculinities in prison fiction. Journal for Crime, Conflict and Media Culture 2004; vol.1 (3) 28–42. 31. Beattie K. Homophobic bullying: the experiences of gay and lesbian youth in Northern Ireland. PhD submitted to the University of Ulster. 2004. 32. Centre for Young Men’s Studies. Young men and the squeeze of masculinity. Occasional paper No. 1. 2005 [Online]. Available at: http://www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/about/specialist/cyms/ Accessed 5 September 2007. 33. Harland K, Morgan S. Youth work with young men in Northern Ireland – an ‘advocacy approach’. Youth and Policy 2003; vol. 81. 34. YouthAction Northern Ireland. Everyday life: Young men, violence and developing youth work practice in Northern Ireland. Belfast: YouthAction Northern Ireland, 2002. 35 Working with Men. Young men, risk-taking and health [Online]. Available at: http://www.workingwithmen.org/projects/boys.aspx Accessed 9 September 2007. 36. Harland K, Barclay L, McNamee D. RU right in the head? International Journal of Men’s Health and Gender 2006; vol. 3, Issue 2. pp 204–209. 37. Lloyd T. Let’s get changed lads. London: Working with Men, 1997. 38. Connell RW. Masculinities. Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 1995. 39. Harland K. Men and masculinity: an ethnographic study into the construction of masculine identities in inner city Belfast. PhD submitted to the University of Ulster. 2000. 40. ChildLine. Boys allowed: what boys and young men tell ChildLine about their lives [Online]. Available at: http://www.childline.org.uk/pdfs/boys.pdf Accessed 27 August 2007. 41. Rowling L. Adolescence and emerging adulthood. In Cattan M, Tilford S, editors. Mental health promotion: a lifespan approach. Berkshire: Open University Press, 2006. 42. Seidler VJ. Masculinities, bodies, and emotional life. Men and Masculinities 2007; vol. 10, No.1., p9–21. 43. Harland K. The challenges and potential of developing a more effective youth work curriculum with young men. Journal of Child Care Practice 2001; vol. 7 No. 4. 44. Harland K. Beyond machoism: thinking more creatively about work with young men. Perspectives Magazine. British Association of Social Workers (NI), Summer 2006. 45. Harland K. Young men talking – voices from Belfast. London: Work with Men/YouthAction Northern Ireland Publications, 1997. 46. Lloyd T. Young men’s unit evaluation. YouthAction Northern Ireland, 2003. 47. Fullerton D, McGrellis S, Hutchinson M. Independent evaluation of phases 1 and 2 of the Artemis ‘under pressure’ project. Unpublished. 48. Barwick B. Young males: strengths-based male focused approaches. New Zealand: Ministry of Youth Development, 2004. 49. Working with Men. What works? Boys and young men’s health [Online]. Available at: http://www.workingwithmen.org/projects/reports/boys.aspx Accessed 27 August 2007.

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