Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

Today launches the first day of Mental Health Awareness Week. Dealing with not just the absence of a mental health problem, but having the ability to think, feel and act in a way that allows people to enjoy life and deal with the challenges it presents.

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Footballers tackle mental health through sport

Football and mental health have made headlines in recent weeks with a growing number of players revealing they've had to seek help with the issue.

Last week, Everton winger Aaron Lennon was detained under the Mental Health Act over fears for his safety.

But the beautiful game can help those battling the problem. In Monday night's programme, Derek Johnson talked with the Swale Tigers, a football team made of players with mental health issues.

He spoke to manager Toni Golden, and co-founder, Matt Bromley.

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