Sport NI has launched a new online Mental Health and Wellbeing awareness course for the sports sector!
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The course is available through Sport NI’s Digital Learning Hub and provides sporting clubs and organisations with an introduction to mental health and wellbeing, the signs and symptoms to look out for and how to support yourself and those around you. The introductory course connects participants to a wide range of mental health resources and services in their local Trust areas via the Public Health Agency.

The online module is a light and interactive introduction to mental health and wellbeing, providing individuals with a foundation on which to develop knowledge, understanding and awareness of mental health within sport. The course can be completed at an individual’s own pace and will provide certification and badge upon completion and is FREE! This course is aimed at 18+ who have an affiliation with a local sports club, parent, member, coach, board and club community.

Sport NI’s Digital Learning Hub also includes a mental health course designed specifically for sports officials – Positive Mental Health & Officiating.
With officiating being one of the toughest jobs in sport, the course helps those who take on this responsibility to understand mental health, it’s impact and focus on the positive aspects of officiating.

To find out more, visit: Catalog (
For further support, visit: 
Mental Health Support | Sport NI