Mental Health in Sport

Train the Trainer

Our Train the Trainer course equips staff involved in Higher Education sport with the ability to deliver Mental Health in Sport workshops to students. The workshop trains students to recognise signs that teammates may be experiencing mental health difficulties and gives them communication and signposting tools to create a supportive team culture.

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Mental Health in Sport - group of sports players

Individual Training

The Mental Health in Sport student workshop trains students how to recognise and support teammates experiencing mental health difficulties, including introducing communication and signposting tools. 

Our Mental Health in Sport the Trainer programme costs £330 per person – plus £50 (+VAT if paying via invoice) for your annual membership and licensing fee for the academic year – please see FAQs at the bottom of this page for more information.

If you’d like us to run a team workshop, please make an enquiry below.

For more information please visit Training Terms and Conditions.

From £380 per member of staff*

* additional 20% VAT on licence fee if paying via invoice. This can be requested below.

JosephineMHIS trainer, Leeds Beckett University
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"We have been delivering the Mental Health in Sport workshop to our Athletic Union Club Officers and Members for a number of years and find the training impactful and thought provoking for participants. Following the sessions we have an increase in enquiries about mental health support services from our member and a number of great Club initiatives created to support the mental health of our students"

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What to expect in this course

Our interactive online training includes a blended learning approach, with some pre-recorded modules and a live workshop.

An overview of student mental health and the challenges that students face. (Pre-recorded content, 1-1.5 hours)

A run-through of the Mental Health in Sport workshop (online and face-to-face). (Pre-recorded content, 2-3 hours)

Boundaries for staff and managing conversations with students, developing trainer skills, and trainer requirements, including impact measurement and publicity tips. (Live workshop, 3 hours)

After attending our training


of staff increased their knowledge of best practice in supporting mental health


of staff rated the training as ‘useful’ or ‘very useful’


of trainers rated their skills ‘good’ or ‘very good’ to run a workshop at their University


of students felt confident in their ability to support their teammates

Reviews from our trainers

MHIS Trainer
MHIS Trainer
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"This was very good training - plenty of scope to input or not and nice to see others who will deliver this."
MHIS Trainer
MHIS Trainer
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"I think it’s done well and demonstrates how to make the activities in the workshop engaging. Lots of great advice from the trainer on how to best deal with situations in the workshops"
MHIS Trainer
MHIS Trainer
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"It was great to be able to share ideas with fellow trainers, I found those activities the most beneficial."