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Sport Allan Jeans' mental health battle revealed more than 25 years on

13:57  10 august  2018
13:57  10 august  2018 Source:   theage.com.au

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Coaching great Allan Jeans ’ sole year at the helm of Richmond was spent dealing with the debilitating effects of mental illness. Allan Jeans during his year at Richmond. Credit:Craig Sillitoe. Speaking in an episode of The Greatest Season That Was: 1993 podcast to be released on Monday, Schwab

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Four-time premiership coach Jeans spent just one year at Punt Road, coaching Richmond to five wins in 1992 after replacing club legend Kevin Bartlett. He was replaced at the end of the season by John Northey.

Speaking in an episode of The Greatest Season That Was: 1993 podcast to be released on Monday, Schwab revealed Jeans, who died in 2011, had been suffering from anxiety.

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[2018-08-10T05:02:26.428Z] He was starting to talk to the debilitating effects of the anxiety, and basically said he wouldn’t be able to coach beyond the end of that year Crisis support can be found at Lifeline: (13 11 14 and lifeline.org.au), the Suicide Call Back Service (1300 659 467 and

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“It was no later than round one or two. He came to me and said that he was ill. I was assuming it was something to do with [his] brain injury a few years earlier. He didn’t coach in ‘88. But he actually was dealing with anxiety,” Schwab said.

“It was a big thing at the time because I’d never had anyone really explain mental illness to me in any way, in any shape or form. He was starting to talk to the debilitating effects of the anxiety, and basically said he wouldn’t be able to coach beyond the end of that year.”

Allan Jeans during his year at Richmond.© Craig Sillitoe Allan Jeans during his year at Richmond. Schwab explained that Jeans’ illness had been kept a secret.

“It was an unbelievable act of courage on his behalf. So the club never saw the best of him because of that, as much as anything.

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Allan Jeans ' mental health battle revealed more than 25 years on . Allan and Jean married on June 18th, 1955 and were blessed with five children. Al and Jean moved to Helena in 1962 and purchased the home in south central Helena where they raised their family and lived out their

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“But you wouldn’t have necessarily have known that. Certainly in-club, I don’t know who Allan told in his own support group, but in club there would have been only two or three people who knew.

“We worked through the year really closely together, and formed a relationship which particularly after my father [AFL administrator Alan Schwab] died [in 1993], was probably as significant in my life as any other person”.

Crisis support can be found at Lifeline: (13 11 14 and lifeline.org.au), the Suicide Call Back Service (1300 659 467 and suicidecallbackservice.org.au) and beyondblue (1300 22 4636 and beyondblue.org.au)

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