Mental health sports charity

local support and recovery through exercise

Participate

Get involved in our sport and physical activity sessions to help improve your health and wellbeing

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Volunteer

Give a little time to help us support the recovery of more people with mental health problems

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Fundraise

Raise vital funds to help our charity transform the lives of people experiencing mental health problems

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News

Sport in Mind's latest news and events

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Author: Neil Harris

Reading Half Marathon 2021

Run for Sport in Mind in the Reading Half Marathon 7th November 2021

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Author: Calum Pettitt

Shop

All profits from our shop are used to improve people's mental health through sport and exercise

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Author: Neil Harris

Our impact

14,000

people with mental health problems supported through sport and physical activity 

94%

of people have have improved mental well-being after accessing our fun activities

91%

of people have have improved self-esteem from being involved in our sessions

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Personal Stories

  • Alexia's story

    I had everything I had ever wanted; a loving husband, 2 amazing kids and a fantastic home but after suffering post-natal depression I really struggled with life. It wasn’t until I joined Sport in Mind and started exercising regularly that I really saw improvements and begun to rediscovered the old me... Read more

  • Lauren's story

    At 18 I was awarded a sports scholarship to the USA, but after suffering an injury I suffered depression. Being given the opportunity to play sport in a supportive and caring environment with Sport in Mind really helped my recovery and made feel 'normal' again... Read more

  • Val's Story

    12 years ago I was diagnosed with serious mental illness. At the onset of my illness life seemed pretty bleak – I lacked motivation to do anything and didn’t see the point of getting up in the mornings. Joining Sport in Mind has given my life a positive focus, helped me grow and regain my confidence... Read more

News

  • Do 10!

    Sport in Mind's 10th Anniversary Campaign DO 10 to improve the lives of people experiencing mental health problems through sport and exercise! Read more

  • Celebrating 10 Years of Helping People

    Sport in Mind is celebrating 10 years of helping to improve the lives of people experiencing mental health problems through sport and exercise! Read more

  • Charlie Webster's podcast

    Charlie Webster's new My Sporting Mind podcast about sport and mental health Read more