The WACFL is excited to partner with Healthway to promote the Think Mental Health message across Country WA.
As Premier Partners, the partnership provides opportunities to build football clubs’ capacity to respond to mental health concerns and create environments that support social inclusion and connectedness. This is supported through key messaging:
In addition to the Think Mental Health Round and "Talk to a Mate" BBQ, WACFL are commited to:
As there is a link between alcohol and drug use and mental health, clubs are also be supported to develop strategies regarding responsible service of alcohol and reducing alcohol and drug related harm.
Think Mental Health is a state-wide public education campaign for all West Australians. The current campaign targets adults aged 18-54 and their family and friends with messages about the importance of talking and listening, and that mental health issues can affect anyone.
You an read more about Healthways and the Think Mental Health Campaign Here.