The West Australian Football Commission have recently finished their regional Western Australia tour presenting the Tackle Your Feelings program. This is a free program designed for AFL community football clubs to enhance staff and players ability to manage mental health challenges.
To find out more and request program implementation with your club visit Tackle Your Feelings.
The Western Australian Sports Federation (SportWest) has received a Healthway grant of $82,500 to develop a framework to guide and strengthen mental health prevention initiatives across community sport in Western Australia.
Healthway’s Director of Health Promotion Julia Knapton said, the grant would see SportWest coordinate the project in partnership with Healthway, the WA Association for Mental Health, the Mental Health Commission and Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.
“The framework will support the local sports sector to effectively promote mental health and increase mental health literacy in the community,” Ms Knapton said. Read more