Premier League Logo
Communities

Mariappa impressed by Positive Minds programme

15 May 2019
CC

Watford defender sees how the club are helping young people with their mental health awareness scheme

Watford CSE Trust is raising awareness of mental health with its Positive Minds scheme, which uses the power of football and sport to help young people develop resilience and coping strategies if they do feel anxious.

The scheme is funded by the Premier League, PFA Community Fund and Public Health Herts, and Watford defender Adrian Mariappa went along to see the scheme in action, along with BBC's Match Of The Day.

"Anyone can be affected by mental health issues, or even know someone who is, so it’s important to have these places and support systems for people," said Mariappa.

Latest News

More News: Latest News

Latest Videos

More Videos: Latest Videos

Cookies on premierleague.com

The Premier League website employs cookies to make our website work and improve your user experience. Essential cookies are required for the operation of our website. You may disable these but this may affect website functionality. Non-essential cookies help us improve the functionality of our website by collecting information and reporting on your use of the website as well as improving your user experience. You can manage your cookie settings and switch off non-essential cookies via the “Manage Settings” below.

Manage Settings
I accept cookies from this site