State Of Mind

STATE of Mind is a campaign to build people’s mental fitness so they can perform better on and off the field.

The initiative aims to point people to where there is support for players and people who don’t access help.

  • It delivers mental fitness sessions to Super League, Championship and Community clubs
  • The team has travelled more than 10,000 miles to do it so far
  • State of Mind has had a dedicated round of Super League fixtures in each of the last four seasons.
  • No other sport in the UK has ever themed a round of fixtures for mental well-being
  • Cited by UK Government Suicide Prevention One Year On (2014) as an exemplar of good practice to access males using sport
  • More than 4200 rugby league players, officials and students have accessed the education session
  • 85% had never accessed mental health training before
  • Suicide rates in rugby league areas are higher than the national average
  • Suicide rates are increasing for the first time in 10 years due to the recession

National Statistics

  • Men are far less likely than women to seek help with medical problems
  • Depression occurs as often in men as in women, but women are twice as likely to be diagnosed and treated
  • Men make up 94 per cent of the UK prison population
  • One in nine adult men is dependent on alcohol; men are three times more likely than women to be alcohol dependent
  • Men represent 85% of people who sleep rough
  • Men represent 73% of people who go missing each year
  • 77% of all suicides in England & Wales are male
  • 5891 people kill themselves in 2012

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Associate Club Partners

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