1 in 4 will experience a mental health problem every year. Yet, it is still something people are worried to talk about or ask for help. This must change and physical activity can play a massive part.
We know that being physically active can help mental wellbeing. That's why the Sport and Recreation Alliance, the Professional Players Federation and Mind created the Mental Health Charter for Sport and Recreation.
Since the Charter launched in March 2015, over 470 organisations signed up and committed to its vision: to embed mental health within sport and recreation to create a culture shift that removes the stigma around mental health.
To celebrate the Charter’s seventh anniversary in 2022, we launched the report Seven years of changing culture. The report reviews the impact of the Charter over the last seven years, and highlights the expanding mental health support available to sport and recreation organisations.