Leon McKenzie steps in to help talkSPORT caller suffering from depression


Leon McKenzie steps in to help talkSPORT caller suffering from depression

A talkSPORT caller opened up to Leon McKenzie about his struggles with mental health – and the former footballer and boxer stepped in to help.

Live on air, Mark told McKenzie how various events in his life have left him feeling like he has nowhere to turn.

Leon McKenzie stepped in to help when Mark phoned talkSPORT for help in one of the station’s most powerful calls

McKenzie, who has experienced his own battle with depression, reminded Mark there are always brighter days ahead.

After the show, McKenzie and Mark agreed to go to a game together and continue the conversation.

Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 50 and talkSPORT has teamed up with Samaritans because it doesn’t have to be that way.

Listen to the full call below and, if you ever need someone to talk to, ring Samaritans on 116 123 any time.