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Mental Health and Wellbeing Workshops

In brief we offer 4 courses, all run online via Zoom, dates for workshops are flexible based on interest and need:

Level 1 Basic Awareness: available via www.wellbeinginsport.com. 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.

Level 2 Reaching Out Through Sport course: This course goes into more depth than what’s covered in level 1 and delivers a focus on building wellbeing into the club/org. environment.

These workshops are designed to be attended by 8-16 members of an individual club, who would then put forward suitable members for the Level 3.

Please email wellbeinginsport@sportni.net with your name, club name, email address and contact number to book in for this course. You must have completed your Level 1 course to attend the Level 2. The next workshop date is to be decided.

The Mental Health First Aid course (Level 3) 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.

MHFA is 12 hours in length and is run over 3 or 4 days via Zoom. The next two workshop dates and timings are:

  • 5.30-8.30pm, 4th, 5th, 11th & 12th October
  • 2.00-6.00pm, 13th, 14th & 21st October

Please email wellbeinginsport@sportni.net with your name, club name, email address and contact number to book in for this course. You need to have completed your Level 1 and Level 2 courses before doing so.

Sporting Chance are also offering courses designed to introduce your club members and participants to the information and tools they need to avoid the pitfalls and destructive behaviour patterns that can develop in sport. Workshops will cover topics including substance misuse, compulsive behaviours and addiction. Please email wellbeinginsport@sportni.net for an Expression of Interest Form.

The Sport Wellbeing Hub is a valuable online resource. Click on the head logo to access the hub or scroll down for further information. The hub is accessible to everyone across the sporting community who participate in and who are involved in sport. All activities, all abilities.

Mental Health First Aid Course Progression