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Mental Health in Sport Charter

Organisation:

Scottish Racing Academy

area of interest

Activities:

National Certificate in (Race) Horse Care

Full-Time Work-Based Racing Route

SRA Schools Academy

Fully-Funded Training for Stable Staff in the Workplace

Mental Health in Sport Charter

participants

Participants:

All Staff

purpose

Purpose:

Mental health and wellbeing is a key focus within horseracing on a broad level, and is a core component of the Scottish Racing Academy’s strategic objectives. The Scottish Racing Academy is wholly committed to providing fully inclusive and accessible opportunities to all our stakeholders’ mental health and wellbeing. In addition, in light of the well reported impact of Covid-19 on the mental health of racing staff, all of the Scottish Racing Academy will participate in a mental health awareness workshop and all SRA employees will continue with ongoing CPD as new practices emerge. In addition, the Scottish Racing Academy is working to: reduce any stigma associated with mental health; provide support to those within the Scottish Racing Academy (learners, staff and governance) and our collaborating organisations (Borders College and SRUC) to create positive change in attitudes towards mental health and wellbeing.

desired outcome

Aims:

Getting people active

Improving mental health

Developing peoples' skills

Building stronger communities

Building diversity and inclusion