Mental Fitness National Campaigns
The GAA support two mental fitness national campaigns, the HSE: #LittleThings and the PHA; 5 Steps to Wellbeing.
Little Things Can Make a Big Difference
The LittleThings campaign focuses on the little things that we can all do to protect our own mental health and support the people we care about.
The LittleThings campaign has been created by the HSE’s National Office for Suicide Prevention in partnership with more than 20 organisations, including the GAA, who have pledged their support to the campaign.
People are encouraged to eat and sleep well, take regular exercise, talk about their problems, drink less alcohol and stay in touch and spend time with others – all proven to improve mental health. Click HERE for more information.
If you wish to download #Littlethings posters for your club click HERE.
Take 5 Steps to Wellbeing
Developed by The New Economics Foundation the Five Ways to Wellbeing are simple actions you can do in your everyday life to feel good and function well. Take 5 Steps to Wellbeing has been adopted by the Public Health Agency in Northern Ireland.
Most of us know when we are mentally and physically well, but sometimes we need a little extra support to keep well. There are five simple steps to help maintain and improve your wellbeing. Try to build these into your daily life – think of them as your ‘five a day’ for wellbeing. You are encouraged to connect with the people around you, be active, take notice of your surroundings and be in the present, keep learning and give to your community and others around you. Click HERE for more information.
If you wish to download 5 Steps to Wellbeing Posters for your club click HERE