The GPA (Gaelic Players Association) launched a special internet campaign today aimed at focusing on the emotional health and well-being of county players.
Donegal captain Michael Murphy is one of the many players from different counties around the country who have got behind the campaign.
The campaign, “We Wear More Than Our County Colours” hopes to encourage players to open up and talk about their mental health and the more emotional aspects of their lives.
With words such as ‘family’, ‘relationship’, and ‘doubt’ tattooed on their bodies, the short film highlights many of the issues that often cause emotional reactions from players.
Chairman Donal Óg Cusack said he felt ‘proud’ that the GPA now have this service available and urged players to talk if they were feeling stressed or under pressure.
Visit the website here - http://www.wewearmore.ie/#campaign-purpose
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