Sample mental health and wellbeing statement

Last updated: 16 Aug 2022 Topics: Mental health and wellbeing Athlete wellbeing

Sports organisations should aim to create a healthy environment where it is understood that everyone needs to look after their mental health and wellbeing in the same way that we look after our physical health.

To demonstrate your commitment to protecting young people’s mental health and wellbeing you can adapt the text in this sample statement (PDF) and use it to support your club’s existing safeguarding policies. 


  • your commitments 
  • people to talk to 
  • safeguarding leads to talk to 
  • support services
Download the sample statement (PDF)

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