Everton's Aaron Lennon undergoing treatment on account of Mental Illness

Henry Satheesha  |  Everton  |  1 Year Ago

Another addition to the mental suppression from football…


Aaron Lennon, the Evertonian has been detained by Greater Manchester police on account of the concerns over welfare of the man at Eccles old road. The 30 year old England International has been suffering from Stress related illness and is currently receiving care and treatment. 


"Officers attended and a 30-year-old man was detained under section 136 of the Mental Health Act and was taken to hospital for assessment.” Informed a neighbour.


The news of Lennon’s detainment has caused outpouring of emotions and wishes in support on social media. Some of Lennon’s dear-ones and the Everton and his former banner Tottenham Hotspurs fans reached out to the club in support of the player.


Among the most known well wishers who wished Lennon well and even reached out for support were Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur. Not only these two North Londoners, even English FA has sent out wishes.


Wishing @AaronLennon12 all the best ðŸ™ÂðŸÂ¼

— Jamie Vardy (@vardy7) May 3, 2017

Ex-Liverpool and Aston Villa striker Stan Collymore, who has been affected by depression: Thoughts and love with Aaron Lennon and his family right now. I know that place, and I know he'll be fine with good support from us all.



Former world heavyweight boxing champion Frank Bruno, who has battled depression: Thoughts are with Aaron Lennon today, stay strong & as positive as possible, there is light at the end of tunnel. You will get through this boss.


Lennon's former club Tottenham Hotspur: Get well soon @AaronLennon12, we're all thinking of you.


The Professional Footballers' Association: Get well soon Aaron, we are all thinking of you and here to offer our full support.


Former Queens Park Rangers and Burnley defender Clarke Carlisle, who played with Lennon at Leeds United: Love and blessings to my old teammate @AaronLennon12. Nail this now and there's plenty more left in the tank my friend.


Ex-Manchester City and England midfielder Trevor Sinclair: Thoughts with Aaron Lennon right now.


Former Aston Villa forward Darren Byfield: Hope Aaron Lennon will be OK and gets the help he needs.


Former Watford and Sheffield United striker Danny Webber: Get well soon Aaron Lennon.


England cricketer Kate Cross, an ambassador for Opening Up Cricket which promotes mental wellbeing: Fingers crossed Aaron Lennon is OK. Another reminder that mental health affects us all. Be kind.



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