The Calgary Men's Wellness Initiative
Investigating the Health and Wellness needs of the MSM population in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Documents & Resources
CMWI Consultation Survey
(men who have sex with men) as defined by the CMWI includes any cis-gender or trans-gender male who engages in any sexual activity with another male, regardless of their sexual orientation or the frequency of sexual behaviour.
Health and Wellness
is a holistic approach to well-being, and includes services and supports for the mental, physical, and spiritual aspects of oneself.
This research will proceed based on the above definitions. Do you feel these definitions are best suited to this research/community consultation? What changes would you suggest?
Please list the top 5 issues you feel MSM face with regards to their health and wellness.
What are 3 important health and wellness services MSM need that are not currently available in Calgary?
The project will target the following four broad objectives:
Engage in a community consultation process with diverse men’s communities, community based agencies serving men, and health care professionals.
Identify the primary health and wellness needs of men and men who have sex with men living in Calgary.
Identify existing service gaps and barriers in the health sector for men.
Identify strengths and/or challenges that MSM face in accessing services in Calgary.
From the above objectives, please list any words that you feel are meaningful or important to this project. For each word you have identified, please write any thoughts that come to mind, and explain why you feel it is important to this project.
Are there any questions around MSM health and wellness that you would like answers to, or that you think are important that we address? Please explain.
What do you hope to gain from this study?
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