We are a Men’s Health Interest and Prostate Support Group working with the Black Community in identifying the needs of Black Men in the areas of health and related issues. We strive to make a difference in men’s health and wellness, and to provide a forum for discussion in a comfortable, safe and supportive environment.
1. KNOW YOUR
As black men, we are….
More likely to get
More likely to die from it.
…And if detected late,
the survival rate drops to
at 5 Years
But if detected early, the 10 year survival rate is almost
2. BE A MAN
Early detection saves lives:
Some believe that you are not a “real man” for going to a doctor to get screened. Some think that ignoring it makes the problem go away. But this is NOT true.
1 in 9 men in Canada will develop prostate cancer and 1 in 29 will die from it. These rates are also higher in men of West African and Caribbean descent. This issue matters and can be prevented.
4. THIS IS A
You are not alone.
Many men feel alone and afraid thinking about illnesses.
Taking ownership of your health is a sign of strength. Talking about it with others is important. There are other men who have walked the same path and are willing to share their journeys.
5. THERE IS
Join our info sessions.
Join our monthly information meetings as we learn more about health and wellbeing.