Men’s Discussion Groups provide a safe place where men meet and listen to other men and share their knowledge and experiences.
Men’s Discussion Group See a typical OM:NI Men’s Discussion Group live in action
OM:NI Starter Kit Find out the simple steps you need to do to start an OM:NI Men’s Discussion Group
Groups and locations (OM:NI Group List) Find out the location and contact person of your nearest group
Group Guidelines Read about the expectations of people participating in the group on respect, trust, confidentiality and acceptance of each other.
Meeting Format Here is what you can expect to happen at a typical men’s discussion group.
Listening Learn more about the importance of listening to each other in groups from Ralph Roughton.
Facilitating useful information for facilitators on the role, skills, a code of ethics, sharing the role, looking after yourself, understanding groups and running into problems.
Download the complete The Complete Information & Resource Manual
Download the brochure to get a snapshot of OM:NI and share with others.
Articles of Interest: from time to time, we post news items that men suggest
- Social Isolation Summer 2012 See what Prof Andrew Beer has to say about being older and being potentially isolated.
History of OM:NI in NSW 1999-2011 Find out how OM:NI got started in New South Wales.
History of OM:NI in Victoria 2004-2011 Find out how OM:NI got started in Victoria.
Photo Gallery Happy Snaps of some Men’s Discussion Groups
For more information about Men’s Discussion Groups, please contact COTA Victoria: Telephone: 1300 13 50 90 firstname.lastname@example.org If you want to be contacted about joining an OM:NI group or want to start up a new group, please leave your contact details in the ‘Leave a Reply’ space below.
Below are links to Men’s Health Information and Resources