Spot, Support, Signpost – How You Can Help Promote Mental Health Awareness in Sport and Activity

Spot, Support, Signpost

Talking about mental health isn’t easy. But a conversation has the power to change lives.

This is especially true in sport and activity. Which is why Mind and Buddle have launched Spot, Support, Signpost.

What is Spot, Support, Signpost?

If you deliver physical activity sessions, you’re not expected to be a mental health expert. But you have a duty of care to support people in your sessions. Small, everyday actions can often make a big difference.

This new initiative from Mind and Buddle offers guidance on how physical activity deliverers can Spot, Support, and Signpost.

The aim is to help anyone involved in sport, including coaches, instructors, professionals, volunteers, and senior leaders, to:

  • Spot the signs someone may be struggling.
  • Support them, if you feel able to.
  • Signpost them to help and services.

Free Mental Health Wellbeing Resources

There are lots of free assets on the Spot, Support, Signpost site, including:

Access The Spot, Support, Signpost Hub Here