Men’s Group Resources

New Mexico Men's Wellness

NMMW has compiled a selection of links for men who are in a men’s group and want to make their group more effective, are considering joining or starting a support group, or are interested in learning more about these types of groups.

CIRCLE OF MEN

Amazon link to the re-issue of Bill Kauth’s manual on Men’s Support Groups. The original book is probably the best guide to starting and developing your support group. The revised edition includes five new chapters related to the Mankind Project, which Bill founded.

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Example of Men’s Group Purpose and Aspirations

This example of a Men’s Group Purpose and Aspirations is shared freely by a local men’s group in Albuquerque. Use it as a model to help organize and form agreements in your mens group. Make adaptations as needed.

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MEN’S GROUP MANUAL

Online abbreviated version of Clyde Henry’s 2013 book “The Men’s Group Manual”. While the full book is more comprehensive, the website contains a lot of very good information that would be useful for both new and ongoing Men’s support groups. 

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MARIPOSA MEN’S WELLNESS INSTITUTE

Based out of St. Louis, Mariposa Men’s Wellness Institute provides men with resources concentrating on issues of fatherhood, gender identity, male sexual trauma, and violence prevention.

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MENSTUFF

A massive archival site with tons of resources for men. Includes book reviews, events, fatherhood-related materials, information about different types of groups, and literally thousands of links to resources.

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SACRED LIFEBOATS

For a while now, Bill Kauth and his partner Zoe Alowan have been working on building “Sacred Lifeboats”- community structures designed to help people connect and survive in this dark modern world.

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LIVING MYTH PODCAST

On this timely and timeless podcast, Michael Meade presents mythic stories that offer uniquely insightful and wise ways of understanding the current dilemmas of the world we live in. Living Myth proposes that genuine solutions to the complex and intractable problems of our world require both transcendent imagination and cohering, transformative narratives.

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