#21by21 training and resources


StreetGames delivers Youth Mental Health First Aid training to youth and community organisations, sports clubs and governing bodies. They are specialists in sport and working in areas of deprivation.

Training in Mind course includes: Youth Mental Health Awareness (Wales), Youth Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) (Wales), Youth MHFA (Wales) Instructor Training, Adult MHFA (Wales), Adult MHFA (Wales) Instructor Training, ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training).

Mind - mental health awareness for sport and physical activity eLearning which has been developed in partnership with UK Coaching, 1st4Sport and Sport England. It aims to increase confidence, knowledge and skills so the sport and physical activity sector are better able to support people experiencing mental health problems in activity. Until August 31st this course is FREE (usually £18).

Edge Hill University - MSc Sport, Physical Activity and Mental Health

You can access a number of training options through MHFA England, including courses for individualsorganisations, and the opportunity to train as an MHFA England Instructor Member.

Dame Kelly Holmes Trust offers a wide range of courses, all delivered by Olympic swimmer and athlete mentor Adam Whitehead. We can deliver training for up to 16 people at one time, on your premises.

Case studies

Jack's story - "I’ve been able to give a little bit more of myself, better myself and make more positive decisions about my life."

Nathan's story - find out how the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust Get on Track programme changed Nathan's life.

Becki's story - the Dame Kelly Holmes Trust Community Champions social action project helped Becki with her mental health issues.


Safe, Fit & Well. Research exploring connections between sports participation and improving mental health and wellbeing for young people in disadvantaged areas. Summary reportFull reportProject case studies

Get Set to Go. 3,585 people with mental health problems have taken part in specially designed physical activity projects since 2015. View the results

Sport for better mental health. How training a community sport workforce in Mental Health First Aid will support young people’s mental wellbeing in the UK. Read the report.

Nationwide study of mental health in the sport, physical activity and recreation sector by Edge Hill University.

A space of our own. The role and value of youth organisations in strengthening communities by London Youth.