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Introduction to Mental Health Issues. Coach Workshop

Wednesday, 31 January 2018 | Queensland Athletics



Event date: 24/02/2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Export event

This information session provides an introduction to mental health issues that may be manifested in a sporting context. It will provide the basic knowledge to identify and respond to someone with poor mental health. It will cover:

- What is Mental Ill Health

- Causes of Mental Ill Health

- Signs & Symptoms of Mental Ill Health

- Supporting Teens with Mental Ill Health 

- Resources


The presenter, Jason Fiddes, has extensive experience in mental health training programs and pastoral care services to schools, churches, sporting organisations and corporates around Queensland. He has implemented wellbeing strategies and solutions to the National Rugby League, QLD Rugby League, National Basketball League, Basketball Queensland, QLD Cricket, QLD Academy of Sport, Australian University Sport, QLD Rail, Energex, the Baptist Union of Australia and more.