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Mental Health in Sport Course

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Thomas Keble School

Eastcombe

stroud

GL67DY

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The Mental Health Awareness in Sport and Physical Activity (MHASPA) is a free 3-hour workshop designed to give you the practical tools to help you better support those with mental health problems to be more active.

This short course is aimed at anyone working within sport and physical activity – coaches, instructors, teachers and volunteers – who would like to increase their knowledge and understanding of mental health within the context of their work.You will learn how to:

  • Understand common misconceptions about mental health and how stigma and discrimination impacts on people with mental health problems.
  • Identify the positive impact that being active has on physical and mental health.
  • Appreciate the barriers that stop people with mental health problems getting active.
  • Talk confidently about mental health and know where to signpost people who need support.
  • Identify practical actions for making your service more inclusive and accessible for everyone.

Please note we are expecting these courses to be very popular so please ensure that you are able to attend your chosen date. If circumstances change please let us know ASAP so that we can open up places.

This is a day-time course and so there will also be a short lunchbreak. Teas and coffees are provided however you may wish to bring a packed lunch.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch with Rowland Clark at rowlandclark@activegloucestershire.org or call 01452 393603

The course will be delivered by MIND Herefordshire

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