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We can use Australian Rules Football to boost school attendance and improve mental health in Indigenous communities

Our report, After the Siren: The community benefits of Indigenous participation in Australia Rules Football (AFL) found Indigenous children who participate in AFL have better physical and mental health than those who don’t. Children who played football were 6% less likely to be assessed as having learning difficulties due to health issues.

Why It’s So Important That This Athlete Is Talking About His Mental Health

Mental health is something that’s still incredibly stigmatized, no matter who you are. Opening up about anxiety or depression can be really hard, and many people still face judgment when they reveal they’re struggling. That’s why it’s such a huge deal that the Toronto Blue Jays’ closing pitcher, Roberto Osuna, is opening up about his Read more

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