The Charter has been instrumental in advancing mental health in the sport and recreation sector. On the back of the Charter, there is abundance of mental health support and resources to help organisations. This includes, but is not limited to:
- Mind’s Sector Support programme – which includes training, resources, events, webinars, networking opportunities, partnerships, campaigns and bespoke consultancy support on a range of topics from developing mental health strategies and policies to establishing physical activity programmes to support mental health outcomes. To access this support, visit mind.org.uk/sport or contact Mind’s Physical Activity team via firstname.lastname@example.org.
- English Institute for Sport’s mental health team and expert panel – provides advice and guidance on all matters relating to mental health and sports within the UK Sport-funded high-performance system, particularly supporting complex cases and development of strategies, processes, or policies. To access this support, email email@example.com.
- Professional Players Federation’s (PPF) mental health support – the PPF have collated mental health support available to professional sports people provided by Player Associations on their mental health webpage. The PPF also convene regular mental health working groups to develop new initiatives and share good practice amongst Player Associations.
- Workplace wellbeing support for staff mental health – there are a range of resources available including Mind’s Workplace wellbeing training, resources and consultancy, Thriving at Work a guide for the sport sector and the Mental Health at Work sport toolkit.