MIND toolkit for the sports sector
MIND have developed a toolkit to help the sports sector make their services more accessible to people with mental health problems. The toolkit, which has been developed specifically for the sport and physical activity sector, shares examples of good practice and provides useful resources.
Mental Health Support for the Sport & Physical Activity Sector
Mental health and physical activity are interlinked and there is growing evidence highlighting the positive impact being active can have on mental wellbeing. Consequently, Mind want to help the sport and physical activity sector to support and engage people experiencing mental health problems in being active. The link below lists the support Mind can provide the sector to help them around mental health.
Side by Side
Side by Side is a supportive online community where you can feel at home talking about your mental health and connect with others who understand what you are going through.
Get Set to Go website
MIND has launched a new motivational website to help women with mental health problems choose a sport which is suitable to them, enabling them to take the first step and get active to improve their physical and mental wellbeing.
The new website asks people to select reasons that are stopping them from exercising and provides practical tips and real life stories to inspire people to take the first step and reap the benefits of an active lifestyle.