Return to Sport and the Mental Health Conversation

As we re-open our clubs the physical and mental well-being of our members is paramount. Hear why the mental health conversation is important and how your club can go about developing its mental health knowledge.

  • Leah Cassidy, CEO, Sport SA
  • John Mannion, Executive Director, Breakthrough Mental Health Research Foundation
  • Professor Murray Drummond, Researcher, SHAPE Research Centre
Professor Murray Drummond, Leah Cassidy and John Mannion

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Episode Summary
  • Welcome to Return to Sport and the Mental Health Conversation (0:20)
  • Leah Cassidy (1:12)
    • Need for mental health support in our sporting clubs
  • John Mannion (4:45)
    • No one is immune to mental health challenges
    • We will all come into contact post COVID that will be struggling
    • Young players / 18-24 years / older generations
    • Normalising the mental health conversation
    • Giving people the skills to help their colleagues
  • Professor Murray Drummond (8:30)
    • Risk of young people being lost to sport
    • Sporting organisations coming together
  • John Mannion (11:24)
    • Growing Mental Health Literacy within our Sporting Clubs
    • First mental health conversation will occur in our community
    • Mental Health Awareness Class / Mental Health 1st Aid Training
    • Return to Sport Webinar | Mental & Physical Health – what your club needs  to know
    • Breakthrough Mental Health Round
  • Professor Murray Drummond (15:20)
    • Getting young people back to sport
  • Leah Cassidy (18:46)
    • Need for support and understanding mental health in sporting clubs
    • Return to Sport Webinar | Mental & Physical Health – what your club needs  to know
  • Tim Mattin – Port Adelaide Pirates Rugby Union Football Club (21:20)
    • A club who has had the mental health conversation
    • How clubs can develop their own mental health knowledge
    • Working with Breakthrough
  • Wrap (26:41)
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