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Movember Babsocks

Regular price $20.00

Babs is rockin' a mean stache in support of youth mental health. $5 from every pair of these limited edition beauties goes to support mental health programming for minor athletes.

Show your support for better youth mental health by buying 3 Movember Babsocks and we'll show our appreciation and toss in a free pair of our original blue Babsocks.

Buy 5 or more? We'll toss in a home and away pack (1 blue 1 white).

Program Overview

We’ve teamed up with The Movember Foundation, the GTHL, and Mike Babcock himself to raise awareness of the importance of mental health in Canadian youth sport.  GTHL teammates will work together off the ice to fundraise for the Movember Foundation using special edition, Movember themed Babsocks. The socks are designed to be a reminder of how important mental health is, especially for athletes. 

Movember Info

The Movember Foundation is the only global charity focused solely on men's health.
Since 2003, Movember has empowered millions of men and women to join the global men’s health movement. Through the moustaches grown, the connections created, and the conversations generated, the money Movember has raised has gone towards funding 1,200 breakthrough men’s health projects in 21 countries.

Mental health is an integral part of men’s health. Movember invests in programs that help men and boys stay mentally healthy. In Canada, Movember invests in health services that will focus on upstream, community-level prevention programs to improve mental health.

Be the difference this Movember by donating or raising critical funds for men's health. Sign up at Movember.com and fundraise this Movember!

Grow a Moustache!
Pull up your Babsocks!

Make a donation!

Grab your Movember Babsocks to show your support this hockey season!

Team Codes

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Prizing

1st Place (Grand Prize):

A full team practice run by Mike Babcock and the Toronto Maple Leafs Coaching Staff

2nd/3rd Place:

A team skill session with stick handling specialist, Pavel Barber!

Contests and Giveaways:

Keep an eye on the @BABSOCKS Instagram account for weekly contests and prizes!

View prizing terms and conditions HERE

Mental Health Resources

BroTalk 

https://kidshelpphone.ca/brotalk

1-800-668-6868

BroTalk is part of Kids Help Phone’s 24/7 counselling service that is specifically designed to support male (and male-identifying) youth with the mental health support they need.  

Reach Out 

https://au.reachout.com/

ReachOut.com is an internet service for young people that provides information, support, and resources about mental health that enables them to develop resilience, increase coping skills facilitate taking action. While geared towards young people, the site also provides information for parents.

HeadsUpGuys

https://headsupguys.org/

HeadsUpGuys is an online men’s depression resource designed specifically for guys that provides information and practical tips to understand, manage and prevent depression.  The site also includes resources for families.

Mindgauge

http://www.mindgauge.org.au/#/  

Mindgauge helps you track your mood and lifestyle, so you can move towards a healthier happier you.  You can quickly and easily assess and track your well-being with simple research-based quizzes and tools.



MASCULINITY RESOURCES

NextGenMen

https://nextgenmen.ca/10-tips/

A community-based after school program (grades 7-8) for boys & young men in the GTA and York Regions.  Promotes positive aspects of masculinity.  Topics include mental health and peer support.

Film: The Mask You Live In, 2015; 1 h 30min  (available on netflix:  https://www.netflix.com/ca/title/80076159)

Note this film contains mature content and language so parental guidance is advised for younger boys.

Locker Room Doctor – Common Mental Health Challenges

We all have rough patches in our lives, ups and downs. It's important to talk to someone you care about, there's help out there. AND hockey's actually GOOD for your mental health! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ooNK4S5I8k  

#AHEADOFTHEGAME

Don't be modest, take a picture and share’em with your friends, share’em with Toronto and tag @babsocks with the hash tag #BABSOCKS and #AHEADOFTHEGAME.