Mental Health & Wellbeing in Sport (Online) – Thursday 24th June, 6-9pm
Mental Health & Wellbeing in Sport (Online/Hatfield TBC)– Thursday 21st October, 6-9pm
About the Course
This short course is aimed at those in the sports sector; coaches, sports administrators, front of house staff and volunteers.
This course is for those who would like to increase their knowledge and understanding of mental health and how this might be applied in a sport or physical activity setting.
By the end of the session you will:
Understand common perceptions and misconceptions about mental health including the positive impact of sport and physical activity on physical and mental health.
Recognise signs and symptoms of poor mental health.
Appreciate the barriers that people living with mental health problems can experience when taking up a sport or physical activity.
Be aware of how stigma and discrimination surrounding mental health impacts on people living with mental health problems.
Identify practical actions that you can take to create a positive sporting environment that is more inclusive and accessible to people with mental health problems.
Feel more confident to step-in, reassure and talk about mental health and know where to signpost people to if they need support.
Understand where to signpost to both locally and nationally.