HEALTH AND WELLBEING

April 24th 2014: Walk in my Boots - new 'Mental Fitness' initiative for clubs

Westmeath GAA team up with Mullingar & Athlone Mental Health Associations  

 Mental Heath: Gaelic Players Association

Joe Brolly article in Gaelic Life

Conor Cusack: Depression is a friend, not my enemy courtesy of The Irish Independent  

One Step at a time: 3 sports stars talk about their experience with depression courtesy of The Irish Independent.

Mouthguards 

Ladies Football follow suit with mouthguard requirments for 2014 

It will be mandatory to use a mouthguard in all football matches and training sessions from January 1st 2013 (for all male age grades up to and including minor) and at male U21 and Adult level from January 1st 2014.

If you opt for a custom fitted mouthguard, Dentist Michael Drury of Mary Street Mullingar (tel 04493 48213) will offer a discount to our players - mouthguards are available in club colours or clear. More information below:


Mouthguards to be compulsory in 2013 for underage players (added Nov 2012)

Medical and Player Welfare GAA Croke Park website

GAA Player Welfare Booklet

Cardiac Screening

Injuries

Fitness

GAA Insurance and Injury Scheme

Publications

GAA Alcohol Substance Abuse Prevention Programme ASAP

Child Welfare and Protection - click on image below: