#knowyourmanfacts during #menshealthweek. Over 50% of separated dads feel suicidal.
The current Family Law Reform Inquiry has its first submission deadline looming this next week, 7th May. PBB is working with others to present a policy positioning document that outlines our views and suggestions to the inquiry; specifically, our views concerning separated and involved fatherhood. Click to view / download: PBB Position Statement on Separated […]
Link to original BBC news website article Quote: An Australian suicide prevention charity is to share ideas with a north east of Scotland awareness group after learning of its efforts to help men going through a relationship break-up. Choose Life found men accounted for about 80% of people taking their own life in Aberdeen and […]
Professor Jordan Peterson outlines a philosophy that we’ve learned makes all the difference at Dads in Distress and Mums in Distress. At first, this lesson can be extremely hard to accept, not least if you’ve largely ben the victim of injustice. However, on reflection, its rare that there’s not something else we could or should […]
Marriage & Divorce: British Style This brand new 51 minute documentary was made by a professional but independent team from the UK. The work examines the problems of parents and children where separation has occurred. Very kindly, the filmmakers have contacted PBB and have offered to make it available to us to share and view […]
This dad posted about his first visit to a Dads in Distress meeting. With his permission we’ve shared his post directly. If you were wondering what its like to go first time, here’s your taste.
One of the most common questions we get asked is how a family court in Australia makes a decision about what is in the best interest of the child. Here’s the relevant information from the Family Court of Australia website. You’ll find the full detail on their website here but the core principles are as […]
AGM notice update 06/11/17: We have today emailed all financial members the details for the AGM 2017. Please check your email inboxes for the details, and your spam or filtered emails folders if you have not seen this notice. If you have any queries or problems accessing the information, please email the office on firstname.lastname@example.org. Many […]
Parents Beyond Breakup (PBB), Australia’s leading charity for separating families, has welcomed the Government’s plans to undertake a comprehensive review of the family law system. Pete Nicholls CEO of PBB said: “There are more than one million children living in separated families in Australia. All of those children deserve to have a great relationship with […]
Earlier today we spoke to leading Australian playwright Michael Griffith and we have to say, he gets it. He completely gets it. That push that tips men over the edge, and the hope that can be found within the bonds of men. We’ll be joining Michael on the opening night to say a few words […]