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The PFA now have a nation-wide network of counsellors for our members to access.... Read more
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All at the PFA offer their condolences to the family, friends and team-mates of Andreas Biermann.
The rules and regulations surrounding the management of head injury and concussion are based upon a consensus statement, reached after the latest international and inter-sport meeting to discuss these issues.
This one day conference is designed to get the sports industry talking in greater detail about the importance of mental health and of building the mental resilience that professional athletes require in order to excel in their careers and beyond.
Tougher new rules on dealing with head injuries have been announced for the new season after a number of controversies surrounding players staying on the pitch despite having suffered from concussion.
Whilst on loan at Cambridge United, Portsmouth goalkeeper John Sullivan reached the depths of his depression but bravely recognised that he needed help.
This service will provide our current and former members the opportunity to receive and access a 24/7/365 support service to deal with any issues that they may encounter.
Mental health problems affect one in six of the population at any one time. Despite this, many people are unaware of the symptoms of mental health problems.
PFA members (or concerned family or friends) can contact any of the PFA's Player Welfare team privately and confidentially.
Depressed people can feel anxious, hopeless, negative and helpless and the feeling doesn’t pass. You don’t always realise what’s going on because your problems seem to be physical, not mental.
Change is part of professional football; managers and coaches move around and it’s all part of the game. Below we set out some other effects of change that might unsettle you.
All players get nervous round about contract time. Below are some facts and figures about contracts, transfers and some of the effects negotiations may have on players anxiously waiting to find out their future.
In this section we look at pressure on players to perform. Every match and what effect that pressure from fans, the media and within you club can have on you.
Players may experience many different feelings when they retire. In this section we focus on the effects of anger.
A brief guide, outlining initial steps that you can take if you have been suffering from any of the problems outlined in this section.
If you feel you are affected by any of the issues covered in the Mental Health section you may find this list of contacts helpful. All approaches will be treated with strict confidentiality.
Sporting Chance Clinic is one of the world's most innovative centres for the treatment of behavioural problems and is now an integral tool for our members.
This service will provide our current and former members the opportunity to receive and access a 24/7/365 counselling support service to deal with any issues that they may encounter (login required).
The PFA now have a nation-wide network of counsellors for our members to access.