A joint statement from Team GB, UK Sport, the British Athletes Commission and the English Institute of Sport on mental health. 

It has been fantastic to see mental health being discussed so openly at these Olympic Games, a trend observed throughout this Olympiad. 

Experiencing a range of emotions before, during and after the Games is completely normal, and a significant amount of work has been carried out in the lead up to these Games by Team GB, individual sports, and the wider high performance system to make sense of, support and manage these experiences in the most appropriate way.  

It is also possible that the increasing references to mental health may resurface thoughts of previous experiences of mental health challenges for some. 

For both of these reasons it is important that athletes and staff are aware of the sources of support available to them, whether at the Games in Japan or at home in the UK.

These include (and are not limited to):



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