Hall to take AFL break for mental health

North's Aaron Hall will take a break because of mental health issues. (AAP)

North Melbourne recruit Aaron Hill will have time off as he deals with mental health issues.

North Melbourne recruit Aaron Hall is the latest AFL player to announce he is taking a break because of mental health issues.

Two days after Collingwood star Dayne Beams announced he was struggling with his mental health and needed a break, the Kangaroos announced Hall was on indefinite leave for personal issues.

North football boss Cameron Joyce said Hall has their full support and they expect him to return - but he is under no pressure.

"The club and players will do everything to ensure Aaron is supported during this time, and knows he can take as much time as he needs," Joyce said.

After moving from Gold Coast, Hall played the first six games this season.

He then suffered a knee injury in the VFL and was on his way back, but now needs time away from the game.

The 28-year-old midfielder has played 109 senior games since his 2012 debut.

Source AAP

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