Keep children safe in sport

Together we can help our young people play sport and stay safe.

Talented athletes

Talented and elite athletes can be more vulnerable to harmful behaviours, create a safe, athlete-focused environment at your club. 

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Sample statement

Demonstrate your commitment to supporting young people’s mental health and wellbeing by using this sample statement.  

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Supporting mental health and wellbeing

During this period of coronavirus (COVID 19) restrictions, the children and young people in your club may be experiencing increased feelings of anxiety, low mood or loneliness and may need additional support. 

If your club is keeping in touch virtually or taking part in remote coaching you can start a conversation by signposting young people to specialist services, such as Childline's coronavirus advice.

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