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Programmes to support mental health and wellbeing in sport

Sports join together to develop Mental Health Awareness e-learning course

Now more than ever having an awareness of mental health problems is vital. Sport NI have been working with sporting bodies to develop a Mental Health Awareness e-learning course.

The course is available to members of all sports clubs across Northern Ireland. The e-learning course defines mental health, the difference between mental health and mental ill health, discusses the stigma of mental health and signs of mental health problems, where to access support and self-help strategies, including the five steps to wellbeing. The Mental Health Awareness – Level 1 online course can be completed at a time and a pace suitable to the individual and can be accessed through the link:

Sport Mental Health courses promote the following approach:

For further information and to register interest in the Level 2 and Level 3 courses please contact Sport NI:

Sport NI Mental Health Leaflet