Steve Biddulph
Psychologist, family thereapist & author (Manhood, Raising Boys and others)

“The MENDS program is simply the most promising community health measure to come along in this whole field. It capitalises on men’s liking for structure and information, and at the same time through peer support reduces the likelihood of men acting in impulsive, or counterproductive ways. By reducing fear, giving clear structure, and doing so in an educative, group-based way, it taps into men’s responsiveness to peer pressure to be sensible, reflective, and not give in to fear and panic - which in men usually turn into combative or violent impulses”