WA football clubs are integral to the fabric of a community and contribute to the sense of belonging for community members. As such, these clubs have an important role in establishing a positive and healthy culture and to foster a safe and supportive environment for people to communicate and share their feelings.
Healthway’s partnership with Football West provides substantial opportunities to promote positive mental health throughout metropolitan and regional WA. Aligned with the Think Mental Health campaign, the Football West partnership supports a comprehensive tiered approach that includes promotional opportunities to extend a mental health campaign, opportunities to build clubs’ capacity to respond to mental health concerns and creating an environment where making the healthier choice is encouraged and easy.
About the campaign
The Suicide Prevention Public Education Program’s Think Mental Health Campaign (the Campaign) is a key initiative of the State-wide suicide prevention strategy. Think Mental Health will connect the Western Australian football community with the best information and support and services for your club.
|Download Healthway Think Mental Health Resources Booklet|
If you would like to receive a physical version of this digital guide, which includes posters and flyers ready for you to display at your club, please contact the Football West Partnerships team at TMH@footballwest.com.au.
Mental Health and COVID-19
COVID-19 is continuing to affect many people in Australia and around the world.
It is natural to feel anxious, scared or frustrated when we feel like we don’t have control over a situation. However, there are things we can do to manage how we are feeling about it.
Visit the Think Mental Health website for tools and resources to help your club members and community deal with stress or anxiety caused by COVID-19.
For more mental health & wellbeing resources, click here.