'Depression Ruled My Life But Everton Helped Me See A Future'

Everton in the Community’s award-winning mental health programmes have provided life-changing and life-saving support to people across Merseyside since 2007. The Club and its official charity want to increase access to care through The People’s Place, a proposed open-door facility on the Goodison Campus which will deliver a range of mental health programmes and enable signposting to other services.

In the lead-up to World Mental Health Day on Wednesday 10 October, evertonfc.com will be publishing a series of videos and articles to improve awareness of the issue and illustrate the unconditional support available from Everton in the Community to anybody suffering with mental health.

One of over 5,000 people to have been supported by Everton in the Community’s mental health programmes over the past 11 years, Christine initially reached out to the charity after making two attempts to end her own life. 

Watch her inspiring story below or by clicking here and learn how Everton in the Community helped her rebuild her confidence, gain new friends and begin planning for a future in which she hopes to help others turn their lives around*. 

If you need mental health support or to find out more about The People's Place project, click here.

Donate to Everton in the Community by texting EITC31 £5 to 70070.


* Users of the Official Everton App can also navigate to the ‘Video’ section.


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