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Mental Health - 6 days ago

Brendan McCartney proud to be part of Tackle Your Feelings

“I see it as a bit of a progression to where I’ve headed in my journey in coaching and a passion to give back to the game."

Blog, Mental Health - 2 weeks ago

Adjusting back to ‘normal’

As you begin to readjust back to your ‘normal’ pre-COVID lifestyle, you may experience some concern and apprehension around what is happening. We’ve pulled together the below tips and support services to help you transition. While restrictions have eased, they have not yet been completely removed. So, when adjusting to new regulations, be sure to...

Mental Health - 3 weeks ago

Supporting Men’s Health Week

This week we're focusing on how we can best support the boys and men in our lives. We've pulled together a list of important tips and resources to help boys and men preventatively manage their health.

Blog, Mental Health - 1 month ago

There’s no ‘I’ in team…but there is an ‘m’ and an ‘e’

TYF Program Psychologist Luke Jankie explores the age-old question: Who wins in a battle between a team of champions and a champion team?

Mental Health, Video - 2 months ago

TYF Chats: AFL and AFLW coaches

Sam Mitchell Four-time premiership Hawk and assistant coach, Sam Mitchell, explains the importance of staying connected during the COVID-19 pandemic, the priorities for Hawthorn players and the lessons he learned off the field during his early years. Trent Cooper and Kara Antonio Fremantle AFLW coach, Trent Cooper, and Dockers AFLW captain, Kara Antonio, talk about...

Mental Health, Video - 2 months ago

Brett Ratten: A Tackle Your Feelings story

St Kilda coach Brett Ratten's world changed when his son, Cooper, was killed in a car accident in 2015. Sharing his journey with Tackle Your Feelings, Ratten opens up on the hardship his family and him have experienced and how football provided a support network for him.

Blog - 2 months ago

From the TYF Program Manager’s desk… adjusting to our ‘new normal’

TYF Program Manager Nick Walsh discusses the key learnings from COVID-19 and virtual learning, including the value now more than ever of informative online resources and engaging content.

News, Video - 2 months ago

Tackle Your Feelings visits the Riverina

Coinciding with the GWS Giants' JLT Community Series match against Richmond and community camp in Wagga Wagga, the Tackle Your Feelings program visited four towns in Victoria's north-east and New South Wales' Riverina region to deliver the program to community football clubs.

Mental Health, Video - 3 months ago

Dawson Simpson: A Tackle Your Feelings story

Former GWS Giants and Geelong ruckman Dawson Simpson opens up on his mental health challenges and his recent experiences on the fire line during the 2019-20 bushfire season in Victoria. Simpson details the sense of community instilled within the Myrtleford Football Club and the significant impact they have been able to have on bringing the community back together after such adversity.

Video - 3 months ago

Tackle Your Feelings visits Murrumbidgee Council

The Tackle Your Feelings program partnered with the Murrumbidgee Council last month to deliver the program in the Riverina region of south-western NSW. The Murrumbidgee area, which has suffered significantly due to drought in recent years, is driven by the importance of local football in the region. Murrumbidgee council drought support officer Samantha Star said...

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