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5 Men Up is a unique health education program designed specifically for a male audience to address distinct gender related bullying issues. (The female audience equivalent program is "In Her Shoes".) Through the use of multimedia including music and videos, the focus of this program is on positive social interaction. Character education topics include empathy, the role of society in determining male stereotypes, and intervention skills designed to empower bystanders.

This program is designed to create awareness about social interactions and to give students the skills needed to break the cycle of bullying. Participants will feel empowered to create change within their environment.

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By Request: $195.00

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One 45 minute session

Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 6, 7, 8

Minimum participants:


Maximum participants:

For optimum interactivity and impact, we suggest no more than 50 students but there is no absolute maximum.

Primary Disciplines

Health/Physical Education, Family & Consumer Science, Character Education

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

A fee of 25% will be charged to sites that cancel with 15-3 days notice.
A full 100% fee will be charged to sites that cancel with less than 48 hours notice.
No fee will be charged to programs cancelled due to natural causes or if there are technical problems that do not allow a connection.

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Byrnes Health Education Center

York, PA
United States

Located in Central Pennsylvania, the Byrnes Health Education Center is an organization who is dedicated to the misson of educating and inspiring healthy choices in people of all ages.  Our team is proud to offer a variety of health education programming for students in Pre-K thru Grade 12.  Broadcasting LIVE from The Center's teaching theaters, students are engaged through interactive exhibits & props, and presented content that adheres to national education standards.  Subject areas include Character Education/Bullying Prevention, Drug Education, General Health, Human Growth & Development, Nutrition & Fitness, Oral Health and Safety & Disease Prevention.  Each of our programs are mapped to all 50 state educational standards as well as those in Canada.  We are passionate about health education and are thrilled to be partnering with you!

Nikole Tome, MPH, MCHES

Program Details


1. Discuss male stereotypes and masculinity in our society ("Box Activity").
2. Discuss where we see violence ("Tough Guise/Guys")
3. Discuss types of bullying
4. Discuss importance of character: being an upstander not a bystander
5. Explain tools that can be used to be an upstander


At the conclusion of this program, participants will be able to:
1. Define and explain the importance of character and empathy
2. Explain types of bullying and identify societal factors that influence behaviors
3. Understand and use conflict solving skills to help in bullying situations

Standards Alignment

National Standards

Health Education Standards

Standard 1 Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health.

Standard 2 Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behaviors.

Standard 4 Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health and avoid or reduce health risks.

Standard 5 Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.

Standard 7 Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks.

Standard 8 Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health.

State Standards

Health, Safety, & Physical Education

10.1.9 A, C

10.2.9 C, D

10.3.9 A, C

11.2.9 A, E H