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Gary Head begins 'Miles for Minds' Challenge

Gary Head begins 'Miles for Minds' Challenge

Posted: Mon, 13 May 2019 09:34

As many of us are looking forward to a summer of BBQs and beer gardens, Active Dorset's Operations Manager Gary Head is shaping up for the physical challenge of a lifetime!

Tags: Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Mental Health, Miles for Minds, Mind Charity, Physical Activity

New Green Paper about Improving Mental Health Provision in Schools

New Green Paper about Improving Mental Health Provision in Schools

Posted: Thu, 04 Jan 2018 09:28

The Government is calling for responses to a new green paper setting out measures to improve mental health support for children and young people.

Tags: Children & Young People, Mental Health, School Sport

Run yourself happy – the ‘miracle cure’ improving brits’ mental health

Run yourself happy – the ‘miracle cure’ improving brits’ mental health

Posted: Thu, 02 Nov 2017 08:00

Whilst the physical benefits of running are well known, new research released today reveals that improvements in emotional health and wellbeing are being experienced by an extraordinary three-quarters of runners.

Tags: Mental Health, Run Together, Running, Well-being

School P.E. nightmares mean women shun exercise – putting them at risk of poor physical and mental health

School P.E. nightmares mean women shun exercise – putting them at risk of poor physical and mental health

Posted: Mon, 11 Apr 2016 09:48

Women with mental health problems are not exercising because of bad experiences with P.E. at school – putting them at greater risk of poor physical, and mental, health the charity Mind has warned. More than half of women (57%) do not participate... Read More »

Tags: Physical exercise, mental health, well-being