The AFL’s 2020 Mental Health Mission: supporting the health and wellbeing of our people to protect the future of our game – Dr Kate Hall

Dr Kate Hall, Head of Mental Health and Wellbeing, AFL

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Dr Kate spoke about the significant disruptions to the AFL by COVID19 and how the AFL had to adapt to all the changes and the COVIDSafe protocols that protected players, officials and the wider community, and where they lived.

Key takeaways will cover the AFL Mental Health Team’s Guiding Principles and Actions

  • Their actions during their COVID adjusted season to support cultural and systemic change that is mental health aware and capable;
  • How they equipped their people with mental fitness skills to face the uncertainty and challenges of COVID;
  • How they ensured their people’s emergent mental health needs were met.