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Mental Health No Longer Taboo AFL Topic

GWS coach Leon Cameron says the AFL industry is heading in the right direction when it comes to mental health. The days of being told to harden up at an AFL club are long gone, for both coaches and players. Sydney veteran Heath Grundy this week became the latest player to take time away from [...]

By |2018-08-06T12:19:59+10:00August 6th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing, Society & Culture|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Xavier Ellis: Mental Health Serious Issue in AFL

It was winter 2013 - late in the evening - when my mobile began buzzing from the kitchen table. Alastair Clarkson’s name was flashing brightly on the screen, and immediate panic set in. When a head coach calls after dark, it’s like a police officer knocking on the front door: it can only be bad [...]

By |2018-04-30T15:58:36+10:00April 26th, 2018|Categories: Depression, Mental Illness, Suicide|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments