Mental Wellbeing &
Suicide Prevention

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OUR SESSIONS

We provide free sessions promoting positive mental health to leagues, clubs, players and coaches.

MEDIA & RESOURCES

Our videos, podcasts and the best mental health apps and training from the web.

HELP & SUPPORT

Where to get mental health support for you, your friends or loved ones.

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…

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Responding to performance slumps

What is a Performance Slump? Every athlete experiences a slump in performance at some point in their career. Slumps are a decrease in your performance that can last for prolonged periods of time if you let it. It can also be described as ‘an unexplained drop in...

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