Essential training on how practitioners can improve services, remove barriers and make physical activity appealing to anyone with a mental health problem.
As a sports coach, personal trainer or instructor, you will already know that caring for our physical health comes with so many mental health benefits. Unfortunately for those living with a mental health issue, accessing these benefits through exercise can feel scary, overwhelming and trigger memories of past negative experiences.
This one-of-a-kind course was developed by Mind with support from Sports Coach UK, the sport and physical activity sector and people living with mental health problems, to address how practitioners can identify key ingredients for improving services, remove barriers and make physical activity appealing to anyone with a mental health problem.
This course is also designed to help you think of practical ways to offer support and signposting to clients and customer who may be experiencing poor mental health.
Coaches, trainers, sport administrators, volunteers and front of house gym or leisure centre staff that work in the sport & physical activity sector.