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Mental Health and Physical Activity Toolkit

Our Mental Health and Physical Activity Toolkit aims to increase the number of sport, physical activity and mental health providers who are equipped with the knowledge and skills to support and engage people experiencing mental health problems in physical activity.

The toolkit is made up of a variety of guides. Each one provides guidance, tools, templates and good practice case studies to help organisations provide an inclusive and welcoming environment for people experiencing mental health problems to be physically active.

Guide 9: Safeguarding and mental health

We’ve produced this guide to upskill sport, physical activity and mental health providers on how to include adult safeguarding elements in their activities and make them safe for people experiencing mental health problems.

Click here to access Guide 9

Tools and templates (coming soon)

  • Safeguarding adults at risk checklist
  • Top tips for setting and maintaining boundaries
  • Recommendations for when and how to break confidentiality
  • How to have conversations about mental health

Toolkit Glossary 

It is important that your language is as inclusive as possible. We've put together this document to define some of the key terms used within sport, physical activity mental health. See our A-Z mental health page for a longer list of mental health terms.

Click here for our Toolkit Glossary

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