Andros Townsend features in this video for BT Sport’s Heads Up campaign, which looks to encourage people in football to talk about their mental health.
The footballer revealed his issues with gambling in some eye-opening interviews and revealed that he was struggling with his mental health on and off the pitch. He’s now become much more involved in the Palace For Life group which looks to help the fans of the team with any issues that they might be facing.
In this video, we get to look inside the Heads Up campaign and learn a bit more about it. It’s involved footballers from all sort of different teams and looks to encourage fans to open up and share any negative thoughts that they might be having. Top footballers have been lending their support and even Prince William has got involved with the campaign. Football commands a massive following across Britain and the world, so it’s likely that millions of people will see this campaign and know that they can talk about how they’re really feeling.
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