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Blog, Mental Health - 1 year ago

Self-help strategies in action

Recently, we reviewed the key findings from the National Study of Mental Health and Wellbeing. The national study was collected between December 2020 and July 2021 during the COVID-19 pandemic,  with the findings released in late 2022. The study found that over two in five Australians aged 16-85 years had experienced a mental disorder at...

Ambassador, Mental Health, Podcast - 1 year ago

Nathan Buckley: How to communicate on game day

Former Collingwood coach Nathan Buckley joins the Tackle Your Feelings Coaches’ Box podcast and provides an insight into how he effectively communicates with players and coaches on game day. Listen here:

Blog - 1 year ago

World Sleep Day: Sleep is essential for health

This year, World Sleep Day is recognising important issues related to sleep and the role sleep plays in our physical and mental health. Just like eating well and exercising, sleep is a behavior that is foundational to one’s physical, mental, and social well-being.  However, sleep is not yet commonly considered an essential behavior for good health....

Blog, Mental Health - 1 year ago

Self-help responses to support mental health

We're taking a look at some of the key findings from the National Study of Mental Health and Wellbeing.

Mental Health, News - 1 year ago

How community footy clubs are tackling mental health

Monash University's controlled study into Tackle Your Feelings found the program increases a participant's knowledge of mental health and wellbeing by 30 per cent.

Video - 2 years ago

Tackle Your Feelings 2022 Highlights

As 2022 draws to a close, take a look at all the best moments from this year. To watch the video, click on the player below.

AFL Players, Mental Health - 2 years ago

Steven May: A Tackle Your Feelings Story

Melbourne AFL star and two-time All Australian Steven May opened up to Tackle Your Feelings about his mental health journey. The premiership player shared how he was able to shift his mindset towards mental health and accept that “being vulnerable isn’t a weakness”. Check out the full video by clicking on the player below:  ...

Mental Health, Video - 2 years ago

Tackle Your Feelings WA Road Trip

The Tackle Your Feelings team took to the roads of regional WA to deliver workshops across Busselton, Collie, Bunbury, and Dunsborough.

Mental Health, Video - 2 years ago

TYF Case Study: Melbourne High School Old Boys

The Tackle Your Feelings Program ran workshops in 2021 and 2022 with the Melbourne High School Old Boys’ Football Club through our partnership with the VAFA. Tackle Your Feelings psychologist Bree Van Ryswyk delivered the session to 38 coaches, committee members and club support staff who all participated in the program, and as part of...

Ambassador, Mental Health - 2 years ago

Touk Miller: A Tackle Your Feelings Story

Gold Coast captain Touk Miller has discussed the importance of football and connection and reflected on how he learned to provide support for two of his loved ones who had experienced grief in their life. Miller, who finished third in the 2022 season after a standout season for the Suns, “When you do move interstate...

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