Physical activity and mental health
We use the power of sport and physical activity to raise awareness, tackle mental health stigmas, and support those of us with mental health problems to become more active.
If you're an individual interested in getting active, check out our 'Get active, feel good' webpage.
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Our online and in-person training courses are aimed at anyone who delivers sport and physical activity from grassroots to elite level. The courses help you to support the mental health of your members, participants, colleagues, coaches, and volunteers.
eLearning: Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity +
Complete the course and you'll gain the confidence to be able to support people experiencing mental health problems, and help them to thrive inside and outside of your sessions.
Workplace Wellbeing Training
Mind offers a range of training courses for anyone interested in workplace wellbeing. Whether you're an individual, a small employer or large organisation, we have a mental health training course to suit you.
Networking, events and webinars
Our Regional Networks aim to bring together sport, physical activity and mental health organisations at a local to regional level.
Our monthly e-newsletter provides updates on our work, shares good practice from across the sector and includes opportunities for you to get involved with.
Our free webinars cover an array of topics with the aim to share learnings and good practice.
Mental Health in Sport & Physical Activity Conference
Our Conference showcased research, learnings and good practice from the world of both sport and mental health to celebrate the positive impact made to date.
We've captured learning to help you to consider what you could be doing around physical activity and mental health. This includes good practice examples of physical activity programmes to support people’s mental health, campaigns to encourage people to increase their activity for their mental health, and support for mental health at work.’
We work with a number of partners on national campaigns. These campaigns promote awareness and understanding of mental health and encourage individuals to become physically active.
Our campaigns include:
ASICS partnershipWe've partnered with sports company ASICS to support more people to get active for their wellbeing. The partnership funds Mind’s research into mental health in sport.
We Are UndefeatableWe are part of 16 leading health and social care charities that have launched a national campaign and movement to inspire and support people with long-term health conditions to be active.
EFL #OnYourSide partnershipFor 4 seasons, we worked with the English Football League (EFL) on our game changing #OnYourSide partnership to raise awareness of mental health.