Big Red Talk 2 Spirit of Shankly are pleased to announce Big Red Talk 2, in conjunction with LFC Foundation, LDSA and Spion Kop 1906. The free event will take place on Wednesday 21 April 2021. This follows the success of the first Big Red Talk last December. Back then we reported how fan groups around the country had begun discussing mental-health issues and raising awareness of the services and support available. The aim of the event is to encourage open and honest conversations about mental health and to encourage supporters to seek out support [...]
World Mental Health Day Update Unfortunately the arranged coffee morning event, on Saturday 10 October at Hotel Anfield, has been postponed. This is due to current government guidelines on social gatherings and mixing of household bubbles. We will reschedule this event at a later date once we are able to do so. We realise this is disappointing, but the safety of participants remains our number one priority. Stay safe and we look forward to seeing you at future events. Joe Blott Chair Join Renew Donate [...]
World Mental Health Day The Reds have made a great start to the season and we can still bask in having won no19, but for many of us life is a struggle at the moment, which is why Spirit of Shankly’s latest partnership is a vital one. SOS have teamed up with the LFC Foundation and Red Neighbours to raise awareness of mental health, especially among our fan base. World Mental Health Day Our launch event – coffee and a chance to chat – will take place on Saturday 10 October, World Mental Health Day [...]
Mental Health Research At the Spirit of Shankly 2019 AGM a motion was passed that we would help where possible with mental health initiatives. We agreed to work with local organisations and other supporters’ trusts to promote mental health awareness; to demonstrate that it’s okay to not be okay; and to support people to open up about their thoughts, feelings and emotions. The idea is to encourage SOS members and the wider supporter base to seek help from friends, family and services if they are suffering in any way. In line with this we have [...]
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“Football has the power to connect with so many people on and off the pitch, it has the power to change and save the lives of people who live with mental health issues"
Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 50. A staggering number of men – 84 – take their own lives in the UK every week. Eighty four. Most of those fit the same age demographic as match-going fans.
Spirit of Shankly are proud to support NO MORE Suicide – a strategy for Cheshire and Merseyside to raise awareness of World Suicide Prevention Day.
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