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Mental Health, Video - 5 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 - 5 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 - 6 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 - 6 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 - 6 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 - 6 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...

News - 6 months ago

Tackle Your Feelings goes online

We may not be able to visit your club at the moment, but you can still complete the Tackle Your Feelings program through online learning.

Blog, Mental Health - 6 months ago

Six tips to help drive community football engagement during COVID-19

Tackle Your Feelings have highlighted a list of our six most creative tips to help community clubs stay connected during these uncertain and challenging times.

Mental Health, Video - 6 months ago

Dylan Buckley: A Tackle Your Feelings story

Former Carlton player Dylan Buckley struggled to find his identity in his five seasons at the Blues amid some injury and form issues. But a move to Sydney, after an uncertain period in his life when he was unsure whether he would receive another AFL contract, to join the Giants, turned out to the best thing for him. Buckley found an outlet away from the field and developed his hugely-popular Dyl and Friends podcast that allowed him to discover his “purpose”.

Mental Health - 6 months ago

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Information to assist with understanding, recognising and managing the signs of mental health during COVID-19.

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