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Mental health awareness training for sport and physical training

Our face-to-face course

Our three-hour face-to-face workshop, Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity, was developed with support from UK Coaching, and is designed for coaches, sport administrators, volunteers and front of house staff.

Please note: this course is also available online, please explore our eLearning page for more information.

What's covered?

We've listened to people living with mental health problems and people working in the sport and physical activity sectors to create a practical workshop that will help you:

  • Understand common misconceptions about mental health and the impact of stigma and discrimination
  • Identify the positive impact that being active has on physical and mental health
  • Appreciate the barriers that stop people getting active
  • Talk confidently about mental health
  • Know where to signpost people to if they need support
  • Identify practical actions to make your service more accessible for everyone

Course details

  • No prior knowledge of mental health is necessary
  • Three-hour workshop
  • Can be delivered in-house at the location of your choice
  • Up to 20 delegates can attend
  • £325-£425 depending on location

Download workshop summary [PDF 292 KB]

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Workshops are being rolled out by our network of local Minds in the following locations:


North West

North East

Yorkshire and the Humber

West Midlands

East Midlands

East of England

South West

South East


Contact us

If you like to know more about our Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity training, get in touch [email protected].

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