Darren Madden

Research Officer on Gaming and Mental Health Project

Darren has worked with the Mental Health Foundation since November 2019 and has worked across multiple projects, primarily focusing on the Dads and Football project. He has recently finished working on the Dads and Football project, which he loved and gained valuable experience from. Working so closely with the dads sparked a passion to pursue future work in the field of perinatal mental health in men.

He now works as a Research Officer on the gaming and mental health project, which he is extremely excited to work on. Darren maintains a strong interest in gaming and is extremely passionate to show the positive effects it can have on an individuals mental health.

Darren has worked at the Mental Health Foundation since November 2019 and worked across multiple projects, primarily focusing on the Dads and Football project. 

He now works as a Research Officer on the gaming and mental health project, which he is extremely excited to work on. Darren maintains a strong interest in gaming and is extremely passionate to show the positive effects it can have on an individuals mental health.

Outside his professional career, Darren is passionate about exercise and nutrition. He enjoys many sports such as football, American football and rugby and is a firm believer in the effects of exercise on improving mental and physical health. He also loves his food and has a deceptively large appetite.