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Mental Health

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Through football, the Scottish Mental Health and Wellbeing league supports the recovery of individuals with lived experience of mental ill-health and to tackle stigma associated with mental ill-health. They aim to empower players who have lived experience of experience of mental ill-health to make informed and positive choices about their participation in a team sporting activity and ensure clubs and players are signposted to appropriate advice and support as required at the right time to help their recovery.


Players may compete in the League from the date of their 17th birthday, there is no upper age limit for the league. A player must be receiving treatment or care for a mental health condition from the NHS or mental health service provider. The league welcomes the inclusion of a diverse range of players this includes male, female and those who identify as transgender (which includes non-binary people). To get in touch for more information, click below.

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