Mind and EFL mark Mental Health Awareness Week by unveiling 'On Your Side' Champions in series of videos about mental health
To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, Mind and the EFL have launched a series of films with players and managers from across the League discussing their mental health experiences, their time in lockdown and their advice for fans.
Hosted by Sky Sports presenter and former Charlton Athletic player Scott Minto and broadcaster, speaker and mental health advocate Charlie Webster, the interviews hope to provide fans with a look ‘Inside the Mind of…’ representatives from across the EFL.
As part of Mind’s charity partnership with the EFL, the players and managers involved have been unveiled as ‘On Your Side’ Champions and will support various projects and campaigns throughout the season.
The films released this week are the first opportunity for some of the Champions to directly support the important work taking place at Clubs across the EFL to raise awareness of the partnership, improve the approach to mental health in football and raise vital funds for Mind.
The EFL and Mind ‘On Your Side’ Champions are as follows:
Danny Cowley – Huddersfield Town
Thomas Frank – Brentford FC
Sam Hutchinson – Sheffield Wednesday
Matt Blair – Doncaster Rovers
Will Nightingale – AFC Wimbledon
Karl Robinson – Oxford United
Keith Curle – Northampton Town
Michael Doughty – Swindon Town
Ryan Lowe – Plymouth Argyle
Stuart Sinclair – Walsall
The films are available to see on EFL’s YouTube page here
Find out more about Mind’s partnership with the EFL here