Mental Health

Bobbie Goulding

Useful links and contacts


Mind information line open 9.00am – 6.00pm 030 123 3393


State of Mind

Practical ways of looking after the mental health of the whole Rugby League community, an awareness raising campaign and education and training around mental health issies in sport and Rugby League specifically

C.A.L.M (campaign against living miserably)

 (CALM) exists to prevent male suicide in the UK.  Suicide accounted for the deaths of more young men in England & Wales in 2011 than road death, murder and HIV/AIDs combined.  

Confidential helpline from 5pm – midnight every day -  0800 585858

Mental Health First Aid

Organization delivering two day courses on mental health first aid; recognizing signs and symptoms of common mental health issues, providing help on a first aid basis and signposting to other organisations


NHS Choices

Guide to stress, anxiety and depression

Rugby League Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Lite course

The RFL in conjunction with Rugby League Cares is delighted to be able to announce the first two dates for the Rugby League specific Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) Lite course. 

More details about MHFA can be seen on their website  to book contact Sam Teagle on


An organisation providing help, support and a befriending service to people experiencing mental health difficulties including family and carers.

Out of hours help line from 6.00pm – 0845 767 8000