Men's Health Month

By Ajax Delvecki
Published on 7 November, 2023


You might think you look funny with a mustache, but men’s health is no laughing matter.

Since its founding in Australia in 2003, Movember encourages “Mo Bros” to grow a mustache as a way to increase awareness increase men’s health issues -- especially cancer detection, destigmatizing depression, and adopting an active lifestyle. Since 2003, the Movember Foundation has raised $837 million and funded numerous projects worldwide.

Learn more about Movember and get involved HERE.

You can also come get a fun mustache and visit the daring display at the Charleston Campus Library or have a look at these links!

Title: Men’s Health Magazine

Details: This popular magazine covers fitness, nutrition, health, sex, tech, grooming, and much more. It’s the best-selling men’s magazine in the USA and CSN brings it to you through our databases.

Title: Men’s issues and Men’s Mental Health

Author: Rob Whitley

Details:  This book analyzes men’s health and reluctance to seek treatment. It’s written in everyday language that makes it easier to read for non-medical professionals.

Title: What Drowns the Flowers in Your Mouth: A Memoir of Brotherhood

Author: Rigoberto Gonzalez

Details: An autobiography, this provides and honest and revealing window into the complexities of Latino masculinity, the private lives of men, and the ways they build strength under the weight of grief, loss, and despair

Title: “Men and …” Series

Details: Developed for clinicians, this series is intended to enhance diagnoses and treatment of psychological issues, including help on building dialog with male clients.

Title: Breath: The New Science of a Lost Art

Author: James Nestor

Location: EBSCOhost

Details: Not just for men, this book talks about the improved health impact of proper breathing. The author and other researchers insist that athletic performance, snoring, autoimmune maladies, and even back problems can be help with better breathing.