New research explores long term impact of exercise on mental health

Sport in Mind is proud to partner with Berkshire Healthcare and Chichester University on a new research study which will examine the long-term impact of community physical activity programmes on people with mental health problems. Read more

Ride-Talk-Inspire

Fundraiser will cycle the length of the country to raise awareness of the importance of talking, and exercising, to improve mental health Read more

Sport in Mind hosts free event at The Oracle for Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week

As part of Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week, Sport in Mind proudly hosted a free movement to music class, in partnership with the Perinatal Mental Health Partnership and Get Berkshire Active, supported by major retailers at The Oracle Read more

Sport in Mind reveals Impact and 7 year Strategy

Sport in Mind proudly share with you our Impact Report for 2023-24, alongside our 7 year strategy to transform the nations mental health through sport Read more

Two Berkshire locals plan an epic walk home to Reading- all the way from Devon!

2 friends. 5 days. 150 miles. 1 goal. Nathan Bingham and Jack Wright from Reading will aim to complete a 150-mile trek in just five days, to spotlight Berkshire-based mental health charity, Sport in Mind and the importance of walking on mental health Read more

Sport in Mind Partners With British Equestrian

The two organisations recently collaborated on a project which transformed the lives of people experiencing mental health issues through riding, a first for Sport in Mind to promote an activity with animals Read more

Big Yellow supports Sport in Mind

Big Yellow storage has partnered with Sport in Mind allowing us to expand our solution for storing all of our equipment- a vital need as the charity continues to grow! Read more

Decathlon stores across the country raise funds for Sport in Mind

Decathlon raise funds for Sport in Mind through till point activation in stores around the country Read more

Sport in Mind join the Maternal Mental Health Alliance

Sport in Mind are delighted to have recently become members of the Maternal Mental Health Alliance (MMHA) with a vision of supporting the Mother and Bay Units (MBU) across the country, offering opportunities for women in these units to access regular physical activity classes. Read more

Sport in Mind Partnership wins national award from the F.A

Sport in Mind's groundbreaking partnership with Berks and Bucks F.A wins a national award from the Football Association for our joint commitment in driving mental health awareness within football Read more

Sport in Mind joins forces with the National Trust

Head of World Mental Health day we offered a relaxed walking experience in the beautiful grounds of Basildon Park Read more

LTA awards Tennis Grant to Sport in Mind

The LTA Tennis Foundation have awarded Sport in Mind a significant grant to improve mental health through Tennis by scaling up our service over the next three years Read more

Sport in Mind supports Flackstock with shuttle bus to venue

Sport in Mind to run a charity shuttle bus for the Flackstock Festival at Englefield Estate on Monday 24th July Read more

#FollowOurFounder as Neil sets off on a Sport in Mind journey around the country

12 years in and Sport in Mind is growing faster than ever! From our first sessions in Berkshire over a decade ago, to new sessions popping up in Wales, Cornwall and London to name a few, follow Neil on his journey this summer as he visits every country we operate in and a few more along the way. Can you guess where he is each day? Read more

Sport in Mind joins the Secretary of State to talk sport and mental health

Stephen Barclay, Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, joins Sport in Mind, Sport England and the LTA for a game of tennis to talk about our work over the last decade in delivering our programmes with the NHS to improve mental health. Read more

Sport in Mind talk to BBC London

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, our Head of Services Laura Brooks spoke to BBC London about the power of sport in improving our mental health Read more

The Mirror Newspaper talk to Sport in Mind

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, The Mirror newspaper sat down with our CEO Neil Harris to talk about the charity Read more

Mental Health Awareness Week 2023

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week this week – a national campaign to raise awareness of mental health. This year’s theme is anxiety, something that many of us can relate to, particularly following Covid and lockdowns when all our lives changed so significantly Read more

Summer News!

Where does the time go! We have been so busy these last few months, we can hardly believe we're in August already! We have so much to share with you, things we have been up to, and exciting things to come! As always, we want to take this opportunity to say thank you for supporting us, it means a great deal! Read more

Sport in Mind awarded £25,000 to expand support for new mums

Sport in Mind are delighted to have been awarded £25,000 by Arts Council England for the provision of weekly dance and movement sessions to improve the mental health of mums and young people aged 9-14 across Reading, Bracknell, and Slough. The funding has come through Arts Council England’s National Lottery Project Grants fund. Read more

Sport in Mind and Intelligent Health respond to the Department of Health and Social Care's call for evidence

Sport in Mind and Intelligent Health submit joint evidence to The Department of Health and Social Care's Mental Health and Wellbeing Plan Read more

2021 - What a Year!

2021: A Year In Review Read more

An Update on our Sport England Funded Project

Find out more about our project in the South East and Dorset! Read more

Sport In Mind x Aquahide

Sport in Mind are very excited to announce that we are now Aquahide's first charity partner! Read more