How We Need To Talk About Men’s Health: From A Brand That Has Saved 120,000 American Lives

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The Movember Foundation is the world's largest men's health organization—and it's starting billions (yes, billions) of conversations a year around topics like prostate cancer, testicular cancer, and suicide. Here, foundation co-founder JC Coghlan and his wife Sarah, the brand's global director of health promotion, discuss why their movement has expanded its focus from cancer to include mental health issues.

As many as 77 percent of suicides are committed by men, and the couple has an interesting theory as to why this is the case. Listen in to get the scoop on how Movember plans to use "shoulder to shoulder" conversations to change the fact that one man commits suicide every minute.

Listen to the full talk here.

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