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Men's health program
The Men's health program at Gurriny Yealamucka Health Services seeks to enhance the social and emotional wellbeing of Indigenous men in the Yarrabah region by offering a range of activities that the men can participate in. Activities include:
- a men's group
- cultural activities, such as camps
- movie nights
- sports nights
- men's health checks
- Family wellbeing program
- participation in special events, such as NAIDOC Week and International Men's Health Week.
Abstract adapted from Gurriny Yealamucka Health Service
Gurriny Yealamucka Health Service
1 Bukki Rd
Yarrabah Qld 4871
Ph: (07) 4056 9059
Fax: (07) 4056 9368
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