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We provide free sessions promoting positive mental health to leagues, clubs, players and coaches.
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Who We Are…
Opening Up Cricket was formed in response to the death of Sefton Park CC wicket keeper, Alex Miller, and a will to promote positive mental health in our sport.
Alex took his own life in December 2012, and in the year that followed his team mates supported the work of CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) to pay tribute to him. This has continued but as the season following his passing came to a close, there was a thought to do something more lasting and further reaching…
An absolutely fantastic session, learning about how we can be positive and proactive with our mental health
Edinburgh University CC
What an inspiring and informative chat! Thank you Mark for taking the time to come and speak to us. We really appreciate it
Worcestershire Women’s Rapids
Brilliant and thought provoking talk last night. Some great conversations were had and we thoroughly recommend getting in touch with Mark
Cricket can be ruthless. Numbers assigned to your name on a scorecard tellsanyone and everyone you’ve had either a good day or bad. Without doubt, as aplayer, cricket has a knack of feeding you failure more often than not. Learning to cope with these failures is...
Andrew shares the experience of the death of his Mum
Mark thinks about how we understand stress
Mark offers what he has learned from mental ill health…
Emily Wilson shares what she found in her research study for Opening Up