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The Richmond Heavies Foundation has put in place a Richmond Rugby Mental Wellbeing programme which ensures any Richmond adult member or player, coach, staff and their immediate family, have access to support, advice, information and counselling services any time of the day or night, 365 days a year. Users must be 18 years old or over and family is defined as living in the same household.

Leading industry providers, Care first (part of Priory) will provide services online, by phone and/or in person according to need.


Care first:

Care first is an online resource offering immediate information, answers and advice to a range of personal, workplace and health issues, helping you to improve your mental wellbeing.

Click here to access the online resource using login details username: richmondrugby and password: rugby.

Care first have created a short presentation webinar which explains the range of services, and how to access them. Click here to watch the video.

Confidential Helpline 0800 174 319:

Where you can receive a wide range of guidance and counselling from Care first specialists. All you need to do is call this number and say you are from Richmond Rugby Club.

This support programme, is available 24/7, 365 days of the year and is a confidential, free of charge service to members, players, coaches and staff of the club.

Stem4 - Under 18 Support:

In addition to the above programme for adult members and players of Richmond, the club's Community Department has also developed a partnership with Stem4, who specialise in supporting positive mental health in teenagers. If you feel you or your family might benefit from this resource, please visit the Stem4 website and or click here for their further advice page, which contains various Teenage helpline numbers.

This Mental Wellbeing programme is possible thanks to the commitment of the Richmond Heavies Foundation to preventing controllable conditions in the Richmond Rugby Family, and supporting members now and into the future. "

For more information on the background to and work of the Richmond Heavies Foundation, visit and follow them on social media:

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