A resource for men who have been sexually abused or sexually assaulted, for partners, family and friends and for professionals.
Focus on your well-being. Self test here.
Audio mindfulness exercises to enhance your well-being. Download them here.
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The next Living Well Men's Group will commence in Ipswich on 13th February 2014.
Join us at the International Men’s Health Week Symposium. Improving Responses to Men Sexually Abused in Childhood: Confronting the Complexity. Thursday 12th June 2014 – Full day.
Register to attend.
Posters are now available in 24 languages.
Available now, revised 60 page Guide for Men. UK version now available.
Donations & Partnerships
We welcome donations and opportunities to work in partnership with individuals and organisations.
Living Well is an initiative of Anglicare Southern Queensland. Supported by the Queensland Department of Justice and Attorney General and private donations.
- Being a man
- Inspiration: Be inspired and become inspiring
- Good physical health
- Well-being assessment
- Mindfulness exercises
- 1. Introduction
- 2. Mindfulness of the external world
- 3. Eating mindfulness
- 4. Walking mindfulness
- 5. Breathing mindfulness
- 6. Body scan
- 7. External world and breath
- 8. Mindfulness of thoughts
- 9. Thoughts sensations and emotions
- 10. Compassion mindfulness
- 11. Mountain meditation
- 12. Alternate nostril breathing
- 13. Mindfulness of physical discomfort
- 14. Mindfulness of difficult thoughts
- 15. Empty bowl meditation
- Relaxation exercises
- Audio relaxation strategies
- Relaxation strategy 2: Muscle tension & release
- Relaxation strategy 3: Breath hold and release
- Relaxation strategy 4: Abdominal breathing
- Relaxation strategy 5: Progressive muscle relaxation
- Relaxation strategy 6. Slowing down breathing
- Relaxation strategy 7: Guided visualisation
- What is mindfulness
- Why you might think about getting a pet
- How music can support our well-being
- Unhelpful thinking patterns
- Expectations and making changes
- Living by your values
- Problem solving
- Grounding Exercises
- Pleasant things to do
- Get info
- Royal Commission and other Inquiries
- Unhelpful myths about the sexual assault and rape of men
- Dealing with childhood sexual abuse
- Dealing with recent sexual assault – Medical matters
- Men and disclosure – Deciding to tell
- Men’s disclosure: How you can help
- Men, drink and drug facilitated sexual assault
- Prevention and prosecution
- Getting back on track: Information for men
- Prisoner rape support package
- Managing difficulties
- Dealing with the effects
- Dealing with flashbacks
- Dealing with nightmares
- Dealing with suicidal thoughts
- Dealing with anger
- Helping a man at risk of suicide
- General issues and cautions
- Experiencing difficult times – Toolkit
- Sexual assault and arousal
- Addressing the victim to offender cycle
- Thoughts of revenge
- Information for partners
- From men
- Music and expressing emotions
- Stories of men’s experience
- Stories of justice
- Thoughts from men
- The Bristlecone Project
- Pets hall of fame
- Get support
- Users guide to beginning counselling
- Living Well Services
- Other services
- Useful books
- Clergy abuse & institutional abuse
- Online counselling
- Community education
- Let’s talk…Poster/Visual Media Competition
- Awareness campaign 2011
- Audio & podcasts
- Oprah: 200 Men speak out
- Stop It Now!
- Gallery of Inspirational Posters
- For professionals
- Standards of practice
- Individual work
- Group work
- Confronting vicarious trauma
- Child abuse and the church
- Sexuality & sexual health
- Mens Health
- Mental health
- Professional training
- Conference Media
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