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Carlisle United has been doing its bit to help de-stigmatise mental health problems.
Carers, staff and users of Cumbria's Mental Health Services were invited to the club to socialise and make new friends through football.
Players and coaches from the club are backing the initiative and were at the first session at Brunton Park.
Ryan Dollard has this report:
Players from Carlisle United have been meeting with users of mental health services in Cumbria.
Carlisle United mid-fielder James Berrett said:
"It's great that the club and football are helping to bring people together and break down some barriers.
"This is the first session and I hope it will go from strength to strength."
Carlisle United and staff from Mental Health services in Carlisle are teaming up to provide a free football taster session for patients, carers and staff.
The aim is to combat social isolation and discrimination of mental health, while at the same time promoting exercise and a healthy lifestyle.
In the long term the Trust hope to develop stronger links between themselves and Carlisle United and hope the club may be able to support these football sessions on a regular basis.
The sessions are a joint venture between Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Carlisle United and Cumberland FC.