An Australian annual poll of 100 rugby league players has revealed interesting information about depression

RLW has conducted its annual players’ poll and found that 20% of the 100 quizzed say they are either currently fighting depression or have in the past according to Andy Wiskar in The Mirror this week. State of Mind 249

Some 76% say they know of a teammate or opponent who is also struggling.

Brett Seymour at Hull FC is the latest high profile victim in Super League alongsode Paul Wood’s revelations about his struggles with suicidal thoughst and according to The Mirror, the poll highlights the importance of the State of Mind campaign in dealing with players’ mental welfare

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