Our Help & Advice section has hub pages on specific safeguarding topics, which provide an overview, guidance and a list of resources. This page will help you to support the wellbeing of club members and create a mentally healthy and safe environment.
This guidance explores anxiety within a sports context, outlining possible signs and symptoms and what you should do if you suspect that a young person is struggling with an anxiety disorder.
This webinar looks at how loneliness can be both a sign and symptom of mental ill health in children and young people, and what sports clubs and organisations can do to tackle loneliness.
This briefing provides guidance for sports organisations about addressing self-harming behaviour and provides links to specialist support services.
This briefing provides guidance on how sports organisations can address suicidal thoughts and feelings and provides links to specialist support services.
You can adapt this mental health and wellbeing sample statement to support your sports organisation's existing safeguarding policies and to demonstrate your commitment to protecting young people’s mental health and wellbeing.
The charter aims to influence the sports sector to support athletes' mental wellbeing and change the stigma around mental health.
A recorded webinar on eating disorders and disordered eating in young people in sport. It looks at ways of identifying and managing potential eating problems.
Research, published by Sport Northern Ireland, supporting the role that sports can play in promoting mental health and wellbeing for athletes and within local communities.