Join us for our Online Mental Health Workshop

Thursday 1st February 2024

Derbyshire FA are delighted to work in partnership with the Football Mental Health Alliance, Mentell and Erewash Voluntary Action to provide our first online mental health workshop in 2024.


The workshop will take place online and is FREE to attend. It will take place on Time 2 Talk Day (Thursday 1st February 2024), a campaign that encourages people to speak out and help others. It will begin at 7PM and will end at around 8:30PM.



Regardless of your role in football, you are welcome to join the session. We invite all coaches, referees, players, secretaries, and all other types of volunteer to join us for an evening of education, signposting, support, and a chance to speak to experts in the field of mental health.



For this workshop, we are delighted to be joined by the following:

•    Danny Matharu – Founder of The Football Mental Health Alliance

•    Jo Mellor – Community Manager of Mentell

•    Sonia Richardson - Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Development Worker of Erewash Voluntary Action



The agenda is as follows: -


1.    Welcome / Introductions – Liam Rooney (Derbyshire FA)

2.    Welfare Check In - All

3.    Erewash CVS – Sonia Richardson

4.    Mentell – Jo Mellor

5.    The Football Mental Health Alliance – Danny Matharu

6.    Derbyshire FA

7.    Q & A

8.    Quiz

9.    AOB





Please ensure you sign up before Monday 29th January @12pm.



Registration is based on first come first served and there are limited numbers for each session. Those registered will be emailed confirmation following the deadline.