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Football and mental health


Sporting Chance's Head of Education, Communications and Athlete Engagement, Alex Mills, appeared on The Guardian's Football Weekly podcast to discuss how the football industry handles mental health.


Alex joined host Max Rushden, Barry Glendenning, Archie Rhind-Tutt and former professional footballer and now writer/filmmaker Marvin Sordell to discuss the way football addresses mental health.


Alex's contributions included championing Sporting Chance's work with the Premier League, Professional Footballers' Association, Football League and Football Association, whilst he also engaged with both Archie's and Marvin's candid and powerful stories on how depression and other mental health struggles have affected their lives, offering some helpful and meaningful insights on an extremely important subject.


To listen to the podcast, click here.