Resources for Men

This is a resource collection especially for people who identify as men.

Peer Support Groups

Boston Resource Center Men’s Group
Mondays at 1 pm
A group by men, for men. Come talk about dude stuff with other dudes.
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Peer Support Network Men’s Group
Fridays at 2 pm
This is a general support group for people who identify as men.
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MENder’s Support Group
MENder’s brings together guys facing similar issues including illness, anger, stress, substance abuse, relationship problems or major life changes. By using a whole host of techniques, participants can develop the skills to deal with stressors. Members of support groups often share experiences and advice.
Tuesdays , Wednesdays, and Fridays at 7 pm
Contact Michael Ellis for more information at 978-400-1412, or by email at
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The Guy’s (Men’s) Group
every Tuesday at 1:30 pm and every other Friday at 8 am
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Kings Corner
Kings Corner is a virtual weekly meetup group for men. Each week there is a different topic applicable to men’s mental health issues or struggles, as well as a different qualified host specialized in the topic. We aim to offer the men both psychoeducation and therapeutic tools/resources around issues they may be struggling with. This is a safe space that promotes sharing, vulnerability, support, community, and brotherhood amongst the participants.
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Monthly Men’s Meeting
2nd Tuesday of each month at 4 pm
A support group for anyone who is dealing with substance use, mental health concerns, disordered eating, and any other quality of life concerns. All who identify as men are welcome.
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Online Communities

A positivity focused, supportive, and non-judgmental environment where people are encouraged to be open about the problems they are facing regarding mental health and emotions. Learn more:

Visible Man aims to reduce male suicide and make men’s mental health a dinner-table topic. This channel is an extension of that. Our rules are simple as we want this to be a place where men can open up, grow, and help one another. Learn more:

Self Help Resources

A collaborative project exploring male perspectives on mental health. Find it here:

In this no-nonsense guide for men, psychologist Jonas Horwitz presents straightforward, jargon-free strategies to help you identify and overcome depression, once and for all. Find it here:

You might be surprised to learn that you are not alone, and that many men find it challenging to talk about their worries. From tips on how to reach out, to advice on navigating mental health issues, this volume is full of guidance on how to look out for your well-being.With personal experiences and insights, this book will improve your awareness of mental health, offer tools and techniques to enable you to manage it better, and help you to live a happier, healthier life. Find it here:

This Book Could Help is filled with straightforward expert advice and simple techniques to help you shake off what other people say you ought to be, prioritize yourself, meet challenges and develop new strengths, in areas such as dealing with stress, motivation, work and life goals. We all deserve to live fully and respect our struggles, so start here and back yourself every day. Find it here:

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