Mental Health Action Plan

The ideal mental health action plan shall include:

  • the implementation of some formative activities for the athletes, coaches and other members of the entourage;
  • recognise ambassadors of mental health in order to face stigma and raise awareness about mental support;
  • spread strategies in order to enhance mental health protection;
  • create mental support policies;
  • reinforce proposals for diversity and involvement;
  • establish "movements" in order to give prominence to the mental support;
  • enact some activities, highlighting the importance of our discipline in protecting the mental wellness;
  • carry out adequate athlete safeguarding policies;
  • create colloquial and academic external help structure, incorporating the organisations of the community, schools and services for the mental health.