Sport Specific Challenges

Mental ill-health is prevalent across the world, regardless of whether you are an athlete or not. But there are many sport-specific challenges which can create poor mental health. Being aware of these triggers can help us to avoid getting to a place where they are detrimental to our wellbeing.

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Please note, this information is not intended to encourage people to self-diagnose. Please seek help from a medical professional if you feel that you need support with your mental health.

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If you need urgent mental health support please contact Samaritans on 116 123. If your life is in danger, call 999 for an ambulance or go straight to A&E. There is no shame in asking for help.