Lockdown Lectures: If exercise is good for your mental health, why is it risky to be an athlete?

Chaired by our Medical Director and Responsible Officer, Helen McGill and a number of prestigious guest speakers, this webinar series will explore different topics, suitable for all grades and specialties, providing you with thought provoking discussion and a CPD certificate.

We are honoured to welcome Dr Alan Currie as the speaker for our webinar on Thursday 25th June between 18:00 – 19:30.

If exercise is good for your mental health, why is it risky to be an athlete?

Alan is a Consultant Psychiatrist in a specialist centre for treatment and research in mood disorders in Newcastle, UK. He is also visiting professor at the University of Sunderland in the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences.

His has published widely including editing a textbook on Social Inclusion and Mental Health (2010) and a highly commended handbook of Sports Psychiatry in 2016.

He was founder and chair (2016-20) of the Royal College of Psychiatrists Sports and Exercise Psychiatry Special Interest Group (SEPSIG). He is a member of the International Society for Sport Psychiatry (ISSP) and chair of the ISSP scientific committee. He joined the International Olympic Committee (IOC) mental health working group in 2018. In 2019 he was appointed to the Mental Health Expert Panel of the English Institute of Sport.Places are limited so please register your attendance by clicking the button below.


Once you have registered your attendance, you will be sent a link to join the webinar via email.

We look forward to seeing you there!