A children’s mental health awareness campaign which saw pupils’ drawings of their Blues heroes take centre stage at a Goodison Park matchday has been shortlisted for a national award.
An Edge Hill and Everton FC mental health partnership programme has been shortlisted in the 2020 Sports Business Awards.
A mental health awareness programme developed by Edge Hill University and Everton in the Community has been awarded half a million pounds in recognition of the vital impact it has on the student experience.
Edge Hill University staff joined partners Everton in the Community to welcome The Duke of Cambridge to Liverpool today as he visited one of the charity’s mental health campaigns.
Portraits of Everton FC players created by schoolchildren will be shown on stadium screens, helping to raise awareness of the importance of positive mental health among young people.
Graduating with a merit, 31-year-old Eddie Owen hasn’t let a turbulent 18 months after being diagnosed with epilepsy deter him from helping other young people succeed.
An Edge Hill University professor is one of a team of experts to produce an international consensus statement on mental health awareness in sport.
Former British boxing world heavyweight champion, Frank Bruno, has spoken of his admiration of the facilities available to students at Edge Hill University, and also of the leading teaching and research which students experience in relation to sport and mental health.
Edge Hill won the ‘Cross-Sector Partnership Award’ at this year’s Charity Times Awards for its pioneering sport and mental health work with Everton in the Community (EitC) and Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust.
Edge Hill’s focus on mental health issues and its innovative partnership with Everton Football Club has inspired a graduate’s career path.