The MENtour Australia is bringing its highly-anticipated, men’s health and wellness event, Manifest, to Sydney this November. The event aims to tackle men’s mental health with debates on emerging issues, proving actionable real advice from notable panelists and offers networking and support opportunities.
The theme of the event is ‘Redefining Masculinity in the 21st Century’ and panelists include Australian chef and TV presenter Pete Evans and author and host, Mike Campbell among others.
“When I was at my lowest point, I was fortunate enough to have incredible mentors to guide me through the turmoil,” Manifest co-founder JuVan Langford says.
JuVan co-founded Manifest for men going through hardships and to provide a network for health and wellness after going through adversity in his own life.
“It’s disheartening to know that many young men don’t know where to turn, or how to ask for support, let alone seek lifelong mentors. I believe men are waiting for someone or something to show up and support them in making peace with their pieces – this is why Manifest exists. To be the ‘space’ where men are raised,” he says.
Globally, three out of four suicides are committed by men and in Australia; six men take their own life every day. According to Manifest, 69.2% of those deaths are avoidable and can prevented with positive mental health intervention.