Hey Sport, R U OK? is a campaign to benefit all participants, officials, administrators and supporters across the grassroots sporting community. To gain access to the Toolkit for coaches, information on culture and R U OK round, click here:
Mindfulness refers to taking a moment in your day to stop and focus on one thing, whether it’s your breathing or a simple everyday task. It is a good idea to practice mindfulness…
The Smiling Mind App facilitates mindfulness, self-confidence & awareness. It is a unique program, designed to help bring balance to your life. Download the app via: https://www.smilingmind.com.au/smiling-mind-app
The AIS Athlete Wellbeing team has developed some helpful information to support the wellbeing of athletes, coaches and staff during these unprecedented circumstances.
For useful material, visit: https://www.ais.gov.au/health-wellbeing/covid-19#mental_health_and_wellbeing
A great footy club is more than its players, coaches or premierships. It’s a thriving, healthy community. And a healthy community starts with our minds.
Tackle Your Feelings is a training program designed for local footy clubs just like yours. It strives to improve understanding and awareness of mental health as well as build skills within your coaches to foster an environment where athletes are supported to effectively manage their emotions.
For more information, visit:
Since 2015, OTLR has been delivering a mental health education and welfare support program for community sporting clubs across Australia, in all sporting codes. When you sign up to the program you will receive a one year commitment that includes education sessions delivered to your club.
To read more, visit: https://otlr.org.au/our-programs/#clubs
Good Sports works with sporting clubs to build stronger and safer support networks that encourage open and inclusive conversations around mental health. Your local Good Sports team will connect your club with local mental health services and tailor the program to the needs of your club.
Healthy Mind is an easy read tool that is designed for people with intellectual disability to support their mental health: https://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/resources-support/digital-tools-apps/healthy-mind/