Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust have teamed up with State of Mind Sport to deliver a range of mental health awareness sessions and train a number of officers in Merseyside Police and Cheshire Police to be Mental Health First Aiders working alongside their fellow officers

Merseyside police have now accessed training sessions for 190 officers and there are now 54 police officers / staff who are now mental health first aid trained

Cheshire Police will begin their training opportunities in October 2022

All the sessions have been and will be delivered by former rugby league professionals who have their own lived experience of mental health difficulties

We are immensely grateful to Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust fr facilitating the partnership and to all the pollie staff who protect is all on a daily basis