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Mike’s Story – A Volunteer Journey…

Mike's Story - A Volunteer Journey... Hi, I'm Mike, and this is the story of my journey into volunteering with Dad Matters Editorial Note - this article contains references to first aid, child loss and suicide. Please be aware of this when reading, and look after yourself...       My journey into

Mike’s Poem – “Sunday 29th November 2020”

Mike's Poem - "Sunday 29th November 2020" Death is inevitable, once it takes hold You'll be leaving behind broken souls Death is a fear, I am not scared Death to me, is a new life The light at the end, a new beginning - I've cheated death, three times you know I've had some help

Dad Matters 5th Birthday Conference

After 5 years of developing the Dad Matters project, from the very beginning in Tameside where we refined the information and engagement and learnt directly from dads about what could help, to now having coordinators in various places across the UK, we cover areas with around 65.5k births per year, with more to come in

2021 – a year in the making!

2021 - a year in the making! Wowzers… What a year it’s been. We started 2021 with an ambition to reach more dads across Greater Manchester and to expand into other areas of the country. What we have achieved is nothing short of amazing. Watch this space for more detailed info in the coming weeks,

One Year On... Paul and Alana share their experiences of having a baby and receiving some difficult news during covid restrictions last year Alexander is 1 year old today! One whole year since you came into our lives. Shortly after you were born, I was

Infant Mental Health Week 2021

Infant Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 #IMHAW2021 A Letter from Dr. Pauline Lee, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and GM Lead in Parent Infant Mental Health... Dear All Since lockdown began a year ago, about 35,000 babies have been born in Greater Manchester. For babies this age across the UK, the first few months of

Music Football Fatherhood Publish “Dad”

  DAD is a deeply moving and inspiring collection of stories that represent the diversity of modern fatherhood "We are published! We've done it! I am so so proud to say that our new book, DAD, is out TODAY! DAD is available from all the major book retailers, including Waterstones, WH Smith and Amazon. When I

Developing a Collaborative Approach for Men’s Mental Health – a webinar

Men’s Emotional Health and Wellbeing Thursday 25th March 2021 10am – 12pm https://bit.ly/3q8JTQZ Join Dad Matters' operations manager, Kieran, and a host of other Men's Mental Health advocates, services and organisations to hear about the amazing, collaborative work happening right now across the country... Why join? Why now? During the pandemic we have witnessed the

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