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Frank Lampard and The Duke of Cambridge surprise football fans

As part of our Heads Up campaign with The FA, we took Frank Lampard and The Duke of Cambridge to a pub in London to surprise a group of football fans who were watching the England Game. The fans were all people who have been supported by one of our Heads Up charity partners, CALM…

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Team England back our #HeadsUp campaign to change the game on mental health

It’s #WorldMentalHealthDay 2019 and to mark it, the #ThreeLions have come together to show their commitment to Heads Up – our campaign to change the game on mental health. Football is our national game – loved, watched, played and celebrated by many millions in the UK. It’s time we start talking about mental health as…

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What does a crisis look like?

Crisis can take many forms. For some it is feeling overwhelmed after a break up, mounting debts or stress at work.  For others it might be having an argument with someone you love, bullying, or not knowing where to turn when you feel anxious. It can make you feel lonely, afraid, worthless and even suicidal,…

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The Duke of Cambridge visits Hendon FC with the #HeadsUp campaign

  We launched at The Community Shield at the beginning of August, and now we’re off to Hendon FC with The Duke of Cambridge to find out more about the incredible mental health initiatives they are running to improve support in their community. The Duke first met the team behind an outreach programme Hendon FC…

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The FA unveils new mental health guidance for coaches as part of #HeadsUp

In a really exciting moment for the Heads Up campaign, The FA has released new guidance notes to help coaches and managers in adult football better support the mental wellbeing of their players. The FA has been working in partnership with Mind, and alongside a mental health advisory group to develop this guidance, which aims…

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