It was World Mental Health Day in early October and one area where individuals often suffer is in the world of elite sport.
Ben Bowditch had a sparkling career ahead of him after starring at youth level for Tottenham Hotspur and England but injuries curtailed his career before it had really begun.
“From 11-17 years old I was living ‘The Dream’ after signing for my boyhood club Tottenham Hotspur, further going on to play for England Schoolboys up to U20.
“Whilst travelling with the England youth teams, I was lucky enough to visit many beautiful parts of the world. I was unaware at the time, but the experiences that I gained from these trips were to be priceless. They have helped mould me into the person I am today, with one of my biggest achievements leading my country in the U20 World Cup…..”