Men and boys may often feel the obligation to be strong and be the ones who offer help but never ask for it. Times have changed and, even if men and boys could always be vulnerable, it wasn’t always easy to show that. Being vulnerable does not mean you are weak, instead demonstrates that you […]
Anyone can find themselves in an abusive relationship. The emotional, physical, and psychological tolls that these relationships can take on the survivor are tremendous. Often, men are resistant to seek help due to fear of judgement or not being believed. We believe you, and we are here. Male survivors of abuse deserve support.
“Supporting men and boys who experience trauma due to life challenges create safer, more caring and prosperous communities” (CCMF-York)
When everyone is cared for and supported, we all win. CCMF-York is striving to help members of our community to address their trauma, struggles and challenges. It is our hope that this will help improve our community and create a safer space for future generations.
CCMF-York believes that everyone deserves to feel safe, respected, fulfilled and to be treated equally. Each person is entitled the space and freedom to reach their full potential. Visit our website to learn more about how to reach yours!
Men experience a hormonal change as they age, like women. Andropause is triggered when men age as their testosterone levels decrease. This can impact men in numerous ways, especially emotionally and psychologically. If you or someone you know is struggling with the challenges related to andropause, there is help available.
Evidence is clear in indicating that children’s lives are greatly impacted by the roles their fathers hold. Kids are overall happier and healthier when both parents are present in a meaningful way. In the case of divorce or separation, equal share parenting and custody agreements ensure that children are not deprived of this meaningful bond.
There is a lack of equality among divorce court proceedings when it comes to fathers being granted custody of their children. Most times, mothers are granted custody regardless of what is best for the children. This harms both fathers and their children in countless ways. Visit our website to learn more about the impacts of […]
Researchers at George Mason University and Montclair State University are conducting a study on men who experienced aggression from their romantic partners. If you are a man between the ages of 18-59 and have experienced aggression from a romantic partner at some point during your life, you may be eligible to participate in this study. […]
According to CMHA, men face many barriers to seeking help. One reason is the low priority given to research of men’s mental health. They call for more funding into this research, and more professionals who specialize in men’s mental health. Furthermore, stigma, gendered stereotypes and assumptions are other factors that prevent men from seeking help.