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Head In The Game sees athletes across a variety of disciplines speak candidly about their mental wellbeing – from occasional periods of poor mental health to ongoing, sometimes debilitating, struggles with mental illness. They also share coping mechanisms and the support they’ve turned to during their lowest points.

"I didn’t know how to enjoy it, because I was so stressed about what was going to happen or what could happen."
England cricket legend and father-of-two reflects on the lessons he’s learned since his wife's death.
The former England and Somerset batsman talks candidly about the depression and anxiety that have been with him since childhood.
"I’m probably not in my prime," says the 46-year-old, sometimes dubbed the 'granny' of the track. But she's set her sights on the 2020 Olympics.
To mark the Heads Up Weekends, the Duke of Cambridge has written in every match-day programme across the football leagues.
Growing up a young gay black man, my mental health suffered because I felt the game I loved wouldn’t accept me. But now I’ve found a place to play as my authentic self, writes Jay Lemonius.
The 26-year-old says losing can affect his self-worth and make him feel isolated with no one to talk to.
After snapped elbow ligaments and a rolled ankle left her unable to compete for two years, Becky Downie could've given up – but she didn't. Here's how she got through the toughest times in her career.