About AnyMan

Ireland is the 7th highest EU member state for Suicide rates in young people (aged 15-19)

8 out 10 Suicides in Ireland will be Male

*National Study of Domestic Abuse Watson & Parsons 2005

AnyMan has a team of highly skilled social care workers and therapists who can identify and assist Men in overcoming the challenges they face. We recognise the importance of an inclusive society and aim to:

  • Support a change in society’s attitude towards Men to ensure they will bebelieved and listened to
  • Destigmatise the Male Stereotype that Men should not talk about their feelings, this will empower Men to seek help
  • Work with the community to respond to unmetneeds when supporting men
  • Create a better future for our Sons and Daughters through mutual understanding, compassion and support

In a strictly confidential capacity, we will provide an Open, Inclusive and Safe Space, facilitating Therapy and Counselling, Peer Support, National helpline, Legal clinic, Fathering / Parenting Programmes, Practical information and Support Servicesfor Men and their Families. This will be supported by Research, Advocacy, Outreach and Public education on all aspects of Men’s issues.

Our aim is to educate society in recognising and supporting our Men and the issues facing them. We encourage Men to take the difficult first step and reach out, they will be believed, and we can help them.

Our work will focus on:

  • The “Boys’ Crisis” (Education, Bullying, Healthy Relationships, and Suicide) – Creating a new
  • sense of purpose for our Sons, while preserving an equally purposeful environment for our Daughters
  • Empowering Men with conflict resolution and communication skills that Reduce Violence in our communities and benefit all members of society
  • Educational and other resources to improve the Mental and Physical Health of Men and all those in their lives
  • Family Law, Fathers Issues and working toward the best interest of all Children

We will take a comprehensive approach to Men’s issues by engaging in a variety of actions and activities all including:

  • Large public Educational Events , Workshops and Conferences
  • Evidence-based Research, policy writing, and engagement with the press
  • Multimedia, such as blogs, social media, and the broadcast of podcasts and videos
  • Social service provision
  • Campus outreach to a growing network of University Student Groups

With our strategic alliances, AnyMan can guide Men to services that provide effective therapy for issues including:

  • Relationship help for men such as separation and divorce
  • Legal and family law related advice
  • Domestic violence
  • Mid-life crisis
  • PTSD
  • Alcohol and drug abuse
  • Anger management
  • Grief
  • Pornography addiction
  • Sex addiction
  • Developmental issues
  • The “Boys’ Crisis” (Education, Bullying, Healthy Relationships, and Suicide) – Creating a new sense of purpose for our Sons, while preserving an equally purposeful environment for our Daughters