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Mental Health Awareness Week

supported by Notts FA 
Mental Health Awareness Week takes place on 10-16 May 2021 and this year's theme is nature.

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

Mental Health Awareness Week is an annual event when there is an opportunity for the whole of the
UK to focus on achieving good mental health. The Mental Health Foundation started the event 21
years ago. Each year the Foundation continues to set the theme, organise and host the Week. The
event has grown to become one of the biggest awareness weeks across the UK and globally
Mental Health Awareness Week is open to everyone. It is all about starting conversations about
mental health and the things in our daily lives that can affect it. This year, the Mental Health
Foundation want as many people as possible to think about connecting with nature and see how
nature can improve our mental health.

The Mental Health Foundation said its research shows that during the Covid 19 pandemic, being in
nature has been a popular way for people to make themselves feel better. The foundation is
encouraging people to try and include more nature in their everyday lives.

Football is a great way to connect with nature whether its playing, spectating, officiating or helping in
the many different ways, thousands of volunteers, help to provide safe football activities for our

Training Tuesday has a range of videos (including an interactive video scenario for children and
young people), facts & statistics, details of mental health courses, details of support services & how
to support each other plus advice and resources from the Child Protection in Sport Unit.

Schedule for the week -

|Motivational Monday|

7pm – 8pm Encouraging Positive MH Free Online Workshop

Delivered By: Nigel Plant (MH Specialist) + Claire Wilmot (MH Co-Ordinator)

How to encourage positive MH in your players
How to engage players who are experiencing poor mental health
Barriers players may face returning back to football
Ideas + tips to help overcome certain barriers

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|Training Tuesday|

Information on useful online resources

|Well-Being Wednesday|

12pm Notts FA Staff Working Lunch - All Welcome

Notts FA staff will be on hand to discuss the challenges and the success’ of returning to play and we welcome your experiences both online and in advance.

feedback Form

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|Thankful Thursday|

Lets thank the Nottingham Football Community 

|Fitness Friday|

Online Soccercise Sessions

|Super Saturday|

Pre-Match Motivational Videos

|Soccer Sunday|

Pre-Match Motivational Videos

Keep a look out on our social media all week. You can access a wide range of useful resources and information by clicking the link below. useful resources & links booklet