Mental Health Awareness Training Courses

Sport NI offers 4 types of Mental Health training courses and workshops which are all free:

The course can be completed at your own pace and provides a certificate upon completion. It is designed to:

  • Increase knowledge around Mental Health & Mental Ill Health;
    •  Understand the symptoms of Mental Health disorders;
    •  Learn how you can support yourself and others.

Course can be carried out at anytime, at your own pace and is free! 

Begin Access level One: Basic Mental Health Awareness

This course goes into more depth than what’s covered in Level 1 and focuses on building wellbeing into the club environment.

Workshops are free of charge and are delivered by a tutor via Zoom. They are designed to be attended by 8-16 members of an individual club.

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This course teaches participants:

  • How to recognise the symptoms of mental health problems;
  • How to provide initial help;

How to go about guiding a person towards appropriate professional help.

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Sporting Chance is a charity set up with the aim of providing mental health support services to professional sportspeople.

They are offering a custom workshop tailored to sports clubs that encourages participants to actively engage in conversations about their own mental health and explore how different lifestyle factors can affect their mental health.  Some of these factors include substance misusecompulsive behaviours and addiction, specifically relating to alcohol, gambling and drugs.

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