UK Government unveils mental health action plan to improve support for elite sportspeople

Tracey Crouch, Minister for Sport and Civil Society, today unveiled the first Mental Health Action Plan for Elite Sport, which has been developed with mental health and sports organisations to improve awareness and training in top-level sport. A new mental health strategy will be implemented across all elite sports to promote good mental wellbeing and give athletes and National Governing Bodies better information about accessing sports and clinical psychologists. By 2024, elite sport must have mental health procedures embedded in their performance plans, and provide clear pathways for athletes to…

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Mind make ads driven by our mental health

Mind – a Swedish non-profit organization working for mental health – promotes their new forum for mental health with a series of interactive outdoor ads emphasizing the importance of sharing our emotions with others. Science says sharing problems with somebody else makes us feel better. Mind wants to spread that knowledge and ease the stigma around mental health issues. Earlier this year they launched the first moderated support forum addressing mental health in Sweden. A platform that is open to anyone and enabling you to share thoughts, feelings and support…

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