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World Mental Health Day – 10 October – is a day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy. This year's theme, Do You See What I See?, is challenging perceptions about mental illness in Australia and encouraging everyone to look at mental health in a more positive light, in an effort to reduce stigma and make way for more people to seek the help and support they deserve. At TYF, we're proud to be doing our part and sharing our program with community coaches Australia-wide because we believe #FitMindsKickGoals ... See MoreSee Less

We know how tough the #COVID19Vic lockdowns have been on Victorians, particularly the second lockdown period which confirmed community football would not be played in 2020.

To help clubs get a kickstart next season, we sent some TYF care packages across Victoria 🙌
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Love feel-good stories like this! Great stuff TYF!

As we know, tap work can turn a game 🙋 Reach out to your local club's ruck to see what they think the West Coast Eagles or Collingwood Football Club should try in the second half to give their midfielders silver service 🤝🍴 #HalftimeHuddle #FitMindsKickGoals ... See MoreSee Less

As we know, tap work can turn a game 🙋 Reach out to your local clubs ruck to see what they think the West Coast Eagles or Collingwood Football Club should try in the second half to give their midfielders silver service 🤝🍴 #HalftimeHuddle #FitMindsKickGoals

There's nothing like a hot pie on a Saturday afternoon at the footy and we all know that canteens are the lifeblood of local footy clubs 🥧 Get around one of your volunteers and see what halftime snacks they are missing the most 🤝 #HalftimeHuddle #FitMindsKickGoals ... See MoreSee Less

Theres nothing like a hot pie on a Saturday afternoon at the footy and we all know that canteens are the lifeblood of local footy clubs 🥧 Get around one of your volunteers and see what halftime snacks they are missing the most 🤝 #HalftimeHuddle #FitMindsKickGoals

Key forwards win premierships, but the ball spends a lot of time on the deck in finals. Check in with your talls and smalls to see who they think has been the most dangerous forward on the ground for the Brisbane Lions or Richmond FC 🤝🏉 #HalftimeHuddle #FitMindsKickGoals ... See MoreSee Less

Key forwards win premierships, but the ball spends a lot of time on the deck in finals. Check in with your talls and smalls to see who they think has been the most dangerous forward on the ground for the Brisbane Lions or Richmond FC 🤝🏉 #HalftimeHuddle #FitMindsKickGoals

The engine rooms are always working overtime in finals ⚙️ Check-in with your midfielders to break down which team is getting the better of this battle and why 🤝 #HalftimeHuddle #FitMindsKickGoals ... See MoreSee Less

The engine rooms are always working overtime in finals ⚙️ Check-in with your midfielders to break down which team is getting the better of this battle and why 🤝 #HalftimeHuddle #FitMindsKickGoals

Half-time of a football game is all about the tribe coming together to take a break, regroup and to get ready for the second half.
This AFL finals series, we're inviting community coaches to recreate the half-time huddle by connecting with players from their local club during the main break of the AFL finals series.
So pick up the phone, jump on Zoom or any other platform to start the conversation! 🗣🗣
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Half-time of a football game is all about the tribe coming together to take a break, regroup and to get ready for the second half. 
This AFL finals series, were inviting community coaches to recreate the half-time huddle by connecting with players from their local club during the main break of the AFL finals series. 
So pick up the phone, jump on Zoom or any other platform to start the conversation! 🗣🗣

No one could have predicted the way 2020 would evolve but for Tackle Your Feelings Australia ambassador Kara Antonio, this year has also presented a number of learning opportunities for the Fremantle Dockers AFLW captain 🙌

✍️: bit.ly/35X2qJx
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No one could have predicted the way 2020 would evolve but for Tackle Your Feelings Australia ambassador Kara Antonio, this year has also presented a number of learning opportunities for the Fremantle Dockers AFLW captain 🙌

✍️: https://bit.ly/35X2qJx

🗣🗣 Community coaches, register for our next virtual TYF program delivery on Monday, September 21 @ 6.30PM AEST!

Register: bit.ly/3aaKUzQ

(Once you register, you'll be directed to TYF online where you can select the workshop).
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🗣🗣 Community coaches, register for our next virtual TYF program delivery on Monday, September 21 @ 6.30PM AEST!

Register: bit.ly/3aaKUzQ 

(Once you register, youll be directed to TYF online where you can select the workshop).

Program Manager Nick Walsh joined the VAFA HQ podcast to shine a light on mental health 👤 ... See MoreSee Less

Geelong Cats coach Chris Scott shares an important message around managing stress and how he takes time out when he might be feeling overwhelmed 🏄‍♂️ 🏌️‍♂️ 🙌#FitMindsKickGoals ... See MoreSee Less

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We're proud to be working with GippSport to bring our program to Gippsland's footy clubs and support the community to understand, recognise and manage the signs of mental health #FitMindsKickGoals ... See MoreSee Less

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Tackle Your Feelings Australia posted a video to playlist Tackle Your Feelings stories.
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St Kilda Football Club coach Brett Ratten says it was the support of the football community which allowed him to rebound following the tragic death of his 16-year-old son Cooper in a car accident. ... See MoreSee Less

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Thank you Brett Ratten for sharing your personal experience and your efforts to help others who are facing their own hardships.

Thank you for sharing your story 🙏

Heartbreaking to listen too ,all the mate

Omg wow what amazing father you are love you Mr rattan from a Geelong man IF that matters.

Had that Knock on the door not nice

That was so courageous Brett Ratten. Respect.

Beautiful, such a hard time for you all❤️Rosie Sharpe

Holly Tamakehu take a listen. What a great dad.

You legend mate because you have such amazing strength mate and you stand for everybody just like you!!!!

Bron Keown this pulls at the heart strings he’s a strong man to be able to talk about it!

James Smith

Alan Hill David Field best person & coach going round

Ashley Mabbitt

Col Meaney Bianca Davis Ameliia Jayde Agius

I feel your pain and I send you and your family love and hugs. RIP Cooper 🙏🏻

So sorry for your loss Brett may the Lord walk beside you even if you don't believe.Hope he enters your Heart and Soul just to give you some Peace. I will Pray for You and your Family.

Mark Wardlaw

Ratts I am a Carlton fanatic loved the way you played for the Mighty BLUES. You have showed you are all class off the field as well. Take care.

Lisa Johnstone Debbie Morgan Houghton

Beautiful powerful God bless you Brett❤️

A Champion Player and a Champion Bloke ...

RIP Cooper

Thank you for sharing this sad tragedy ❤️

Ryan Beath

That was tough to watch, how a parent could do that interview is well beyond me, all the strength to you Ratts

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Thanks to the community of Myrtleford, Victoria for having us just before this crazy COViD-19 pandemic hit. Hope everyone is staying safe ... See MoreSee Less

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Dont forget to sign up 👇

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In early March Tackle Your Feelings Australia visited four towns in Victoria's north-east and New South Wales' Riverina region to deliver the program to community football clubs. ... See MoreSee Less

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As bushfires raged across Australia during the 2019-20 summer, former Geelong Cats and GWS Giants ruckman Dawson Simpson was on the firebreak fighting to save Victoria’s Alpine Shire. He shares his story with Tackle Your Feelings. ... See MoreSee Less

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I was treated so well in Myrtleford when I had to play a gig at the Myrtleford Farmers market. They opened their home for me to stay the weekend and fed me too...what great hosts lovely people.

Thanks for sharing your story Dawso 🙌🏽

What a very powerful message you spoke about how the community and everyone else just gets in and helps out. I hope everything goes well for you and your beliefs.

Love hearing your story matey keep well

Good luck Daws.

Well spoken & inspiring ,thankyou for sharing 🖒

What a beautiful story thankyou for sharing

what a moving story to listern to ...yes if you are struggling ,reach out to someone ...there is always help and people to listern to your struggles ,what ever they might be ..LIfeline is great to reach out to someone for help ..I have suffered with mental health issues for a long time ..there is Help out there for everyone .

Love the last line. Strive for significance.

Poppy Bici

Alex Bennett

Best town in aus

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Tackle Your Feelings Australia posted a video to playlist Tackle Your Feelings stories.
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The Dyl and Friends podcast has given former Carlton Football Club and GWS Giants player Dylan Buckley a “purpose” in life away from the footy field. ... See MoreSee Less

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Benjamin James Mitchell Gardner

Well done Dylan!! Great to see you take the initiative & channel your positive energy into a very important phase of one's life ... Keep up the great work ! 😜👍✔️

I am glad Dylan is going forward with a new club and a new adventure . He comes across like he is very bright and focused in the right direction plus he is a very good footballer . I hope he succeeds at the Giants and it is a bold world out there for Dylan and I am sure he can succeed . All the best and keep your head up ..... btw ; life is a challenge it is not a given ... Regards , David ......

Well said,we have all been in bad places yet some of us call quits to suiside and others seek help whether it’s mental health or other reasons,I seemed amens health group to get me back on track after a bad long marriage and not see my girls,now I do but took a while,now I try and be there to listen to a person bout there struggle and tell them they not alone,I do work in gardening for Ndis clients and love seeing there smile when jobs are done,helps give them a reason to smile

Great young man. Well done Dylan

Great stuff mate

Brilliant

Great work Bucks and crew. Love your work.

Stephen Dobson

Kylie Lovett

I was abused as a kid lost my confidence because of it just wanted a loving home now im 40 it still affects me

Wanker get over yourself

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You can now access the Tackle Your Feelings Australia program from the comfort of your couch! While the current climate with regards to COVID-19 has forced the postponement of all face-to-face program deliveries until June, the program will temporarily be available by videoconferencing as of next week.

To register for the program and book into a session you should visit Tackle Your Feelings Online or login via Coach AFL. The first step in your Tackle Your Feelings journey is to complete an introductory module, Four Quarters of Mental Health Awareness, which you will be required to do before participating in the face-to-face online training.
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You can now access the Tackle Your Feelings Australia program from the comfort of your couch! While the current climate with regards to COVID-19 has forced the postponement of all face-to-face program deliveries until June, the program will temporarily be available by videoconferencing as of next week. 

To register for the program and book into a session you should visit Tackle Your Feelings Online or login via Coach AFL. The first step in your Tackle Your Feelings journey is to complete an introductory module, Four Quarters of Mental Health Awareness, which you will be required to do before participating in the face-to-face online training.

Last month Tackle Your Feelings visited Alice Springs to deliver the program to a group of dedicated community coaches. They were lucky enough to hear from Demons coach Simon Goodwin during the inner sactum experience. ... See MoreSee Less

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Awesome work guys 👏

“As coaches, if you know your players well you can see those subtle shifts and then it’s about referring them to the experts,”

Tackle Your Feelings community coaches went inside the Gold Coast Suns inner sanctum to hear from coach Stuart Dew.
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Nicholas Walsh...great work I really would like to see this done in GAA.

Tackle Your Feelings Australia ambassador Kara Donnellan shares why she is passionate about championing positive change in mental health. ... See MoreSee Less

Tackle Your Feelings Australia ambassador Neville Jetta shares why he is passionate about championing positive change in mental health. ... See MoreSee Less

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Jack White deadset absolute champion this bloke

What a wonderful human being you are Neville. 💙😊

Tackle Your Feelings Australia ambassador Leon Cameron shares why he is passionate about championing positive change in mental health. ... See MoreSee Less

The Tackle Your Feelings Australia mental health training program launched on Wednesday night with the delivery of the first face to face session to community coaches from Melbourne's south-east region. ... See MoreSee Less

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Inspiring. Keep up this good work. And look after the coaches just as much. Applies to everyone.

Aidan Carr 1:09

Fantastic night. Fantastic program. Well done all 😀

Tackle Your Feelings is supported by three passionate ambassadors in Leon Cameron, Kara Donnellan and Neville Jetta. Visit our website to learn more about the program. ... See MoreSee Less

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YOUR TYF JOURNEY

Step 1 – Complete the Four Quarters of Mental Health Awareness via CoachAFL

Step 2 – Attend a Tackle Your Feelings face-to-face workshop

Step 3 – Complete the Tackle Your Feelings online modules

When you login to CoachAFL system to register as a coach for the 2020 season you will be asked to complete an introductory Tackle Your Feelings awareness module called “Four Quarters of Mental Health Awareness”.  Once you complete this awareness module via CoachAFL, you will gain direct access to the TYF online platform where you can book into a local face-to-face workshops through an interactive map. For those of you who are NOT community footy coaches (and therefore are not required to register with CoachAFL), you can still participate in the program by clicking the REGISTER button below.

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