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Mental Health Awareness for Sport and Physical Activity - Barrow

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Barrow Island Rugby League Club

Ostley Bank

Barrow in Furness

LA13 9LR

United Kingdom

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Aims to support people with mental health problems to be more physically active in their local community

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Mental health awareness for sport and physical activity providers –

Course objectives:

• Understand common perceptions and misconceptions about mental health including the positive impact of sport and physical activity on physical and 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.

• Develop an action plan to embed practices into your organisation.

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Barrow Island Rugby League Club

Ostley Bank

Barrow in Furness

LA13 9LR

United Kingdom

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