Mental well-being advice for football writersPaul McCarthy, our Executive Secretary, has posted an important message on Twitter about mental health (below). The FWA and our chair Carrie Brown have worked hard with the FA, via their HEADS UP campaign, to develop a resource pack specifically for FWA members: https://www.mentalhealthatwork.org.uk/toolkit/mental-health-some-pointers-for-football-writers/
Heads Up – help for Journalists
A message from FWA Chair Carrie Brown:
One of my key priorities as Chair of the Football Writers' Association is to set-up a support structure for our members and #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek provides a fitting opportunity to bring you up to date with our plans.
Invaluable advice from Gary BloomGary Bloom is a leading psychotherapist working with Oxford United football club, a journalist and host of the award-winning therapy show ‘On the sporting couch’ on talkSPORT.
Gary took to social media this week to support freelancers and is also working with the Football Writers' Association to pass on his advice to our industry and especially freelancers facing worrying times.