GAA Mental Health Panel Show: The Last Word with Matt Cooper

Dec 22, 13 GAA Mental Health Panel Show: The Last Word with Matt Cooper

Posted by in Depression, Featured, Gambling

GPA Mental Health ambassadors and GAA players Conor Cusack (Cork Hurler), Alan O’Mara (Cavan Footballer) , Niall McNamee (Offaly Footballer) & Ger Brennan (Dublin Footballer) joined Matt Cooper on his show to tell their stories about their own battles with such issues as Depression and  Gambling which are becoming an...

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Burnout now extending to managers frustrated by fixture chaos

Dec 18, 13 Burnout now extending to managers frustrated by fixture chaos

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Events at his own club have inspired presidential hopeful Aogán Farrell to seek reform of calendar THE burnout virus, which has been a source of concern among over-stretched GAA players for several years, is now spreading to managers, according to presidential candidate Aogán Farrell. Martin Breheny from www.independent.ie writes...

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British Hurdler Jack Green takes break to complete recovery from “Depression”

Dec 10, 13 British Hurdler Jack Green takes break to complete recovery from “Depression”

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• ‘I believe a break is necessary for my mental health’ • ‘I wanted to be open and honest about the reasons’ These were the main points behind Jack Green`s reasons for wanting to take a break from Athletics. The Olympic 400m hurdles semi-finalist Jack Green will not participate in the 2014 world class...

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Mental health and elite sport: Combating stigma of mental illness

Dec 04, 13 Mental health and elite sport: Combating stigma of mental illness

Posted by in Featured, Retirement

NZ Rugby Players’ Association says eye-opening poll of former players proof that education needed to show a healthy mind just as important as a fit body. All the great sporting franchises, teams, sportsmen and women are constantly looking for an edge; the small percentages that add up to big gains. This week and last, the The...

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