VIDEO PRESENTATIONS: Taking Action – Tackling Mental Health

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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.

Available presentations:

“ADDICTION” A MENTAL HEALTH CONDITION & FOOTBALL

Colin Bland/Alex Mills

Sporting Chance Clinic

MENTAL HEALTH AND WORKING IN FOOTBALL

Professor Andy Smith

Professor of Sport & Physical Activity

Edgehill University

EMBRACING MENTAL HEALTH IN PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALL

Mike Hurn

Welfare and Safeguarding Officer

Wigan Athletic FC

GETTING IT RIGHT FIRST TIME: BEST PRACTICE IN SPORT MENTAL HEALTH

Dr Phillip Hopley

Consultant Psychiatrist

Cognacity

TAKING ACTION – SETTING OUT A PLAN FOR MANAGEMENT OF MENTAL HEALTH IN FOOTBALL

Panel Discussion

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/