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Active in Mind

Active in Mind is an Athlete Mentor and student-led intervention, designed around the importance of looking after the body, mindset and environment to improve mental health and wellbeing issues present your school.

Description

The project will include a minimum of 15 young people (Nurture group) who will take part in a ‘6 week’ intervention, planned and delivered by 5 Young Mental Health Champions. Schools involved in the programme will be required to have a lead member of staff to give pastoral support to all students involved and support the young mental health champions with their delivery over 6 weeks. Outcomes of the programme include increased student awareness of mental health issues, improved physical activity levels and a developed skillset to improving coping strategies associated with mental health.