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The FMPA now offer access to our mental health symposium held last season. The video presentations from this event have been loaded on to our website for open access to all practitioners throughout the game. These include talks by Dr Phil Hopley, Consultant Psychiatrist at Cognacity, Colin Bland, CEO of Sporting Chance and Professor Andy Smith, Prof. Sport and Physical Activity from Edge Hill University.
Sporting Chance Clinic
Professor of Sport & Physical Activity
Welfare and Safeguarding Officer
Wigan Athletic FC
The FMPA is also in the process of producing a position statement on mental health in football with a focus on the staff as well as players. This is being led by Dr Subashis Basu at Sheffield United and is being co-authored by some of the aforementioned presenters.
Access to presentations and discussions from the event. HERE – https://www.fmpa.co.uk/taking-action-tackling-mental-health/