William has been concerned about the extent of male suicide and men’s difficulty in opening up about their wellbeing and is using the vehicle of the most popular sport to drive home his message. “Most me like football, involve themselves in football, but men seem to have a real issue when it comes to mental health and opening up and being able to talk about stuff,” he opens up the show saying. "And we felt football was a really good way to be able to reach some of those hard to reach people, to get them to talk about their feelings, to not let things get to breaking point.”
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The BBC program, Football, Prince William and Our Mental Health, is available on the BBC iplayer.
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