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Mental Health and Wellbeing

Converge International

Converge are our industry workplace wellbeing provider, supporting all our People and their families to thrive through Converge’s holistic wellbeing offering. Converge provides short term mental health interventions to AFL and Club team members and their families. They also provide critical incident support across the industry and 24/7 x 365 support for our People.


Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence for Youth Mental Health, and the AFL have partnered to release the second edition of a world-leading evidence guide for best practice in mental health promotion and early intervention programs for sport. The guide is freely available to all community and professional sporting clubs and associations.

Australian Indigenous Psychologists Association (AIPA)

AIPA are the AFL’s Social and Emotional Wellbeing partner, leading the AFL in culturally informed mental health and wellbeing approaches for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Players and People.

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headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation

headspace is the AFL’s Youth Mental Health Partner. The AFL is proud to support headspace centres and services across Australia, to support young Australians and their families to be mentally healthy and engaged in their communities. AFL and headspace share a commitment to protect and promote youth mental health.

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Movember Ahead of the Game

Movember and the AFL are on a mission to support youth mental health through the power of football. Movember Ahead of the Game is a youth mental health literacy and resilience program delivered to young players and umpires, and their parents and coaches. Thanks to Movember, Ahead of the Game will be delivered in football communities nationally and will become the largest youth mental health program delivered through sport, globally.

Black Dog Institute

The Black Dog has partnered with the AFL to provide expert briefings to all AFL Club Executives and Boards on leading mentally healthy workplaces.