What We're Up To
A constant driver of our work is to aim to:
- Use the Game's reach, profile, Clubs and players to reduce stigma around mental illness;
- Increase our participants understanding of mental health;
- Stimulate help seeking behaviours by educating and informing our community with appropriate resources and literature;
- Connect Rugby League communities with our expert partners.
Check out below to keep up to date with the latest from our State of Mind team.
NRL State of Mind program partners with Gotcha4Life
The NRL’s mental health program State of Mind, has announced a partnership with not-for-profit mental health foundation Gotcha4Life, strengthening the game’s long-standing approach to increasing positive mental wellbeing and support amongst communities.
The partnership will see Gotcha4Life join Federal, State and Territory Governments in helping provide funds and awareness for the NRL State of Mind program and allowing increased program delivery via the NRL’s expert mental wellbeing partners, including Lifeline, headspace, the Black Dog Institute and Kids Helpline.
Read more on this partnership here.
State of Mind program launches in the Northern Territory
In a first for the NRL, Clinton Toopi and Preston Campbell embarked on a 7-day trip around the Pilbara, Karratha and Broome regions of WA to deliver the NRL State of Mind program to local rugby league clubs. This was part of the NRL and WA Government’s commitment to have all grassroots rugby league clubs across the state completed the four-step program.
Read more or watch the video below.
2019 State of Mind Tour - Pilbara, WA