Support for those battling depression
The Black Dog Institute provides important help and advice for people suffering from depression, which can affect people in all areas of life, including those playing or adjusting to life after rugby league.
Three or four players in every rugby league team of 17, present or past, most likely suffer from some form of depression. Read our recent story on how some prominent rugby league figures have coped with it, in and out of the game.
Click on these links for facts and figures related to depression, information on the causes and symptoms of depression and bipolar disorder.
If you or someone you know is battling with depression or mental illness, click here for information on how you can help.