This book addresses the most pressing needs of health professionals dealing with the health issues of men. Part 1, Men's Health, offers a context for practic, bringing together policy issues and statistical backgrounds defining why men's health is an urgent priority. It also explores why men's health needs are specific and different in the challenges they present to health services. Part 2, Developing Practice, offers a comprehensive range of case studies based on practice. All the contributors have been involved in pioneering work in men's health and have focused on what they've learned about the opportunities and barriers involved. These chapters provide a unique resource for practitioners to share the experiences and lessons learned from practicing experts. PROMOTING MEN'S HEALTH covers strategy, the challenges posed by different settings and specific client groups, and specific conditions which affect men. Part 3, Guidelines for Practice, discusses the key themes that emerge in Part 2 and how they can be used to devise and deliver successful interventions.