"I've been hiding my depression for many years and finally decided to deal with it head-on. You guys have kickstarted my recovery."

HeadsUpGuys is a unique, free online resource that was developed to support men in their fight against depression by providing tips, tools, information about professional services, and stories of success.

While HeadsUpGuys is free for users, it requires resources to keep it vibrant, contemporary, and responsive to the needs of users. Our future depends on the support and generosity of public and private partners, as we work together to improve the health of men in our communities and across the globe.

#GivingTuesday, Nov 28th, is a global day of giving fuelled by the power of social media and collaboration. #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving.

We hope you make HeadsUpGuys your charity of choice for #GivingTuesday.

Our Impact

“Just wanted to say that what you guys are doing is awesome. I’m a mental health therapist and one of the groups I run is a ‘Men’s Issues’ group. I plan on letting my clients know about your organization.”

Since launching in June 2015, HeadsUpGuys has quickly made a huge impact:

  • Nearly 450,000 website visits, helping men all around the world – (US, Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Philippines, India, and Pakistan)
  • Over 55,000 self-checks completed
  • Over 20,000 fans on social media – (facebook and twitter)
  • Over 70 media features – (CBC, Huffington Post Canada, Huffington Post US, Huffington Post UK, The Mighty, Movember Radio, and The Telegraph)
  • Over 60 sites linking to us as a valuable resource – (Partners for Mental Health, Bring Change 2 Mind, The University of British Columbia, Movember Canada, Movember US, Anxiety and Depression Association of American, Guard Your Health, and the International Association for Suicide Prevention)

Your donations enable us to continue providing HeadsUpGuys as a critically important health resource – supporting men (and their families and friends) around the world.

Looking for Partners

We are currently looking for partnering organizations to solidify a sustainable source of funding. If you or an organization you are associated with are interested in partnering with HeadsUpGuys, please contact Dr. John Ogrodniczuk (john.ogrodniczuk@ubc.ca).