Mental Health Support for Physical Activity Organisations, Clubs and Centres

YMCA is well known for its world leading physical activity programmes, including gyms, health and fitness qualifications and centres. With an increase in that recognition that physical and mental health are just as important as each other, and mental health can have a significant impact on our physical health, we are working with a range of organisations to develop this awareness and share expertise.


Staff Training


Many of our Mental Health Training courses are adaptable for staff in a range of settings, so please do look at these pages for more information. Some of our most popular courses for staff working in supported housing includes:

  • A range of workshops about different issues such as self-harm, anxiety, depression, etc
  • Trauma Informed Approaches
  • Self-care
  • Mentoring Young People
  • Mentoring Adults
  • An Introduction to Reflective Supervision Skills
  • Mental Health Awareness for Managers
  • Mental Health Champions course


Clinical Support for Staff


  • Staff Counselling
  • Reflective Supervision for managers and front line workers

Visit our staff wellbeing pages for more information.


Clinical Support for athletes and club members


  • In-house or virtual counselling
  • Mentoring programmes
  • Wellbeing awareness workshops
  • Co-production and consultation projects to develop needs-led services
  • Mindfulness programmes


If you need help or have any questions about how we could support your setting, please contact us by calling 01733 373 187 or email