Health & Wellbeing

Birmingham County FA are committed in making sure the physical and mental health and wellbeing of all participants is the heart of what we do.

The organisation’s vision is “Improving Lives by Improving Football”, using football as the vehicle to drive positive changes in how we live. 
In 2019 The FA released its guidance on Mental Health for Coaches and Managers. 

It is estimated that four million involved in football may experience mental health problems in the next 12 months.

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Mental Health Training

Through our partners at Mind, along with UK Coaching & 1st 4 Sport, Birmingham County FA can bring you the following online learning package.

Once all four modules are completed you can download your certificate.

The course has been awarded 1.5 CPD points by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).


Help, Advice & Support

If you or someone you know would like to speak to individual in confidence about how you maybe feeling, then please find below organisations that offer that support; 

Save Today Play Tomorrow Heads Together


Young Minds


The Samaritans

If you would like to find out more about how you can train as a mental health champion for your club or organisation then please click the links below.

Birmingham County FA would like all clubs to have at least one Mental Health Champion within their structure – further details on funding opportunities will be released shortly.

Mental Health England


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Diversity and Inclusion

Football is a game ForALL to enjoy, but for some there are still barriers that stop them getting involved. 

Birmingham County FA are striving to remove all forms of discrimination from the game, to promote diversity & inclusion and unite under one game.


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