Ruth Fox is a mental health campaigner, author, footballer and public speaker. She was diagnosed with depression at age 14 and has since faced a difficult battle with the illness. She reached her lowest point in November 2017, when she was admitted into hospital following self-harm and suicidal thoughts. Ruth painstakingly rebuilt her life, and has now found her purpose in helping others. She speaks in schools, at conferences and to professionals in the hope that she can help others not have to go through what she’s been through. She also works alongside football clubs and county FA’s to raise awareness of mental health within football. She is a proud ambassador and adviser for Shaw Mind and Mental Health FA.