Your Mental Health Matters

Written by on 14th December 2022

This episode, a conversation about mental health within male football. Featuring Sunderland footballer Luke O’Nien, former Newcastle U23 goalkeeper Nathan Harker, Northern League manager Tony Fawcett, and If You Care Share founder Matthew Smith.

Luke and Nathan speak to us about their own personal mental health battles and what they have done to overcome a difficult period of their life. Tony talks about the importance of providing further support to non-league clubs.

Matthew provides an insight into the support his charity offers to the various clubs around the UK. The podcast also offers a debate around key areas of the subject.

The Team:

  • Samuel Alton
  • Isaac Barnett
  • Callum Jacques
  • Adam Tones

With teaching supervision by Richard Berry, Jay Sykes, and Jenny Wotherspoon, and proof-listened by Tyler Selby.

A Spark Sunderland podcast, produced at the University of Sunderland.

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