Ex Scots footballer highlights past self-harm scars in moving mental health post

Former footballer David Cox has been hailed an inspiration after highlighting past scars from self harming.

The 32-year-old, from Lanark , has spoken openly about his history of mental health issues and has pushed to eliminate the stigma from the issue in football.

Cox retired from football at half time of Albion Rovers’ game against Stenhousemuir at the end of April after allegedly being taunted by footballer Scott Tiffoney.

On Wednesday (19 APR) Tiffoney was charged with “excessive misconduct” by the SFA.

Cox has now taken to Twitter to show where he had cut himself in the past – which included scars from a previous suicide attempt.

Read the full article from the Daily Record below:

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