Good Sport, Bad Sport and Children’s Mental Health

Crispin Andrews reports on the growing recognition of the role sport can play in improving children’s mental health - if the focus of the activity changes.
Child doing acrobatics

In 2014, the Coalition government unveiled a £2m scheme designed to get people with mental health issues playing more sport. Run by Sport England, and mental health charity, Mind; the initiative saw a wide range of sports being offered to help people with their mental health. 

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