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The Mental Health Charter for Sport and Recreation

The Mental Health Charter for Sport & Recreation is quickly approaching its two year anniversary. There has been some phenomenal work to raise awareness and to challenge stigma and discrimination across the sector, but still lots more that can be done. Access resources and templates, read plans from partners from across the sector, and be inspired to turn your signature into action by visiting the Sport & Recreation Alliance website.

The original article can be found here.

We want to use the power of the sport and recreation sector to make our activities welcoming, positive and inclusive for everyone. That’s why the Sport and Recreation Alliance alongside the Professional Players Federation and with support from the mental health charity Mind, have created the Mental Health Charter for Sport and Recreation.

The Mental Health Charter for Sport and Recreation sets out how sport can use its collective power to tackle mental ill health and the stigma that surrounds it.

The Charter outlines five actions that we, as a sector, can take to help make mental health a commonly understood matter and to help those in need.

Download your copy of the Mental Health Charter for Sport and Recreation

If you would like to talk specifically about mental health, you can find more information and talk to a specialist at Mind.

Read about Time to Talk Day on Thursday 2nd February 2017. Find out how you can help get the nation talking about mental health and keep the conversation going round the clock.

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