Basketball England want our staff, players and volunteers to feel as supported as possible.
Mind have been supporting us to ensure everyone experiencing a mental health concern gets sufficient support and respect. Our wellbeing toolkit brings together a range of resources we hope you will find useful. If you’re feeling low, there may be something small you can do to improve how you feel.
We are aware that evidence suggests taking part in physical activity can have a profound and positive impact on mental wellbeing. Being physically active can improve mood, decrease the chance of depression and anxiety and lead to a better and more balanced lifestyle.
Basketball is a powerful way to build strong mental health, particularly in young people. It provides an opportunity to build mental health skills that can be utilised throughout life, building confidence, empathy and teambuilding ability.
This self-assessment helps you better understand how you've been feeling over the last fortnight and points you in the right direction for helpful advice and information on anxiety and depression.
Find practical ways to support your wellbeing with the links below:
Good mental wellbeing doesn't mean that you'll never experience situations you find difficult. But it does mean that you might have resilience to cope when things get tough.
We all need good mental health and wellbeing – it's essential to living happy and healthy lives. Here are 7 areas of life where simple changes can make a big difference. Why not start today?
As with a battery, there are things that may help us recharge our wellbeing. The tool below is a helpful exercise to explore what might be draining your inner battery and some new ideas to recharge.
Poor mental health can make earning and managing money harder. And worrying about money can make your mental health worse. It can start to feel like a vicious cycle.
Wellbeing action plans are a simple and practical way to support wellbeing. We have a brief template you can use, or create your own.
Many people experiencing a mental health problem will speak to friends and family, so the support you offer can be really valuable. Mind offers a range of great advice about what emotional and practical support you can offer, as well as what you can do if someone doesn’t want your help.