S123| Volume 24, SUPPLEMENT 1, S19, November 2021

Leveraging physical activity to engage men in mental health promotion: Informing future directions for lifestyle interventions

      Background: Men’s mental health promotion presents unique challenges and opportunities that demand novel approaches to prevention, treatment, and management. Community-based lifestyle interventions targeted at healthy behaviour change (e.g., physical activity) have been identified as a promising avenue to engage men in mental health promotion as these settings may reduce barriers to help-seeking. However, research is needed to identify strategies for designing and delivering relevant intervention content that supports men’s mental health. The aim of this study was to develop intervention content and distil recommendations for the development of gender-tailored interventions that engage men in mental health promotion.
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