In a brutally honest and humbling hour-and-a-half, the former professional footballer and broadcaster, talked about his mental health journey, suicide attempts and road to recovery with his wife, Carrie, standing by his side.
Programmed by Edge Hill’s three Research Institute, the Festival of Ideas is a series of talks, exhibitions and performances featuring famous faces and industry influencers to engage academics, students and members of the public in topical conversations and debates.
Edge Hill University academics have helped a sporting charity secure funding to extend a successful mental health programme for men. The University’s sport and mental health research team were commissioned by Rugby League Cares (RL Cares) to explore the impact of their Offload programme which aims to improve men’s mental health; the results are now […]
Former world heavyweight boxing champion Frank Bruno was the guest of honour as Edge Hill University hosted the Emergency Services Mental Health and Wellbeing Conference.
A student who has overcome significant mental health challenges marked her 30th birthday by collecting a First Class Honours degree from Edge Hill University.
Two Aughton sisters are celebrating graduating from Edge Hill University with First Class degrees.
In the first ever nationwide survey of its kind, academics at Edge Hill University, in partnership with DOCIAsport, have announced today (15 April) a mixed picture for mental illness and poor mental health experienced by people who play sport, exercise or who work in the UK sport and physical activity sector. Responses from over 1200 […]
Following the successful introduction of a student Active Wellbeing scheme last year, Edge Hill University has been granted British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Active funding to develop the scheme further.
Mum-of-two Lorna Randall who swopped a profit-driven career to become an NHS midwife is hoping to make childbirth a better experience for women with mental health conditions.
A student from Edge Hill University has won the chance to perform her own spoken word poem for Virgin Trains’ ‘All Change’ video.