A reminder of your local mental health resources this World Mental Health Day
- Town encourage fans to speak up
- Details of local resources in our area
- World Health Day is today, Sunday 10 October
Huddersfield Town wish to remind supporters of our local mental health resources this World Mental Health Day.
It is important that we continue to speak about our mental health, as there is as a chance either you or somebody you know will struggle with mental health related problems at some point during your life.
Unfortunately, due to the stigma attached to suffering with your mental health, it is often difficult to know who you can speak to or where the best place to turn to is. While this has improved in recent years and mental health awareness is on the rise, there are still people who don’t yet feel comfortable enough to ask for help when they most need it.
The most important thing we can do is promote speaking up and speaking out, as that will be our most powerful tool to reduce the often-horrific statistics relating to mental health – remember: it’s okay to talk, and it’s always helpful to make yourself available to listen.
Here are some local organisations to be aware of if you or anybody you know is ever in need of any help:
Single Point Of Access Team
Phone: 01924 316830
IAPT Kirklees (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies)
Phone: 01484 343700
Phone: 116 123
Support To Recovery (S2R)
Phone: 01484 539531
Andy’s Man Club Leeds
Online group meets every Monday at 7pm
Phone: 0800 585 858
Phone: 0300 123 33393
Phone: 0800 9177 650
Phone: 0300 999 1212
Phone: 01484 450866
Ahead of World Mental Health Day, staff from across all departments at Huddersfield Town took part in a Mental Health First Aid course.
Our staff learned how to act as mental health first aiders to identify, understand and help someone who might be experiencing difficulties with their mental health and wellbeing.
The course was a further part of the Club’s work as a Mindful Employer, having signed the Charter for Employers Positive about Mental Health in March 2020.