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Mind Physical Activity Advisory Board

November 13, 2018

Mind are recruiting for a Physical Activity Advisory Group – help Mind use the power of lived experience to improve sport and physical activity provision

  • Do you want to help the sport and leisure sectors create a more welcoming environment for people with mental health problems?
  • Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your skills and enhance your CV?

All of Mind’s work, including sport and physical activity, is shaped and influenced by people with lived experience of mental health problems. This ensures they deliver appropriate and effective services that meets their needs.

Since 2014, Mind has delivered the successful Get Set to Go programme, which has been co-designed and co-delivered by people with lived experience of mental health problems.

In this next phase of the programme, the Physical Activity team at Mind want to bring together an advisory group of 12 people with lived experience to influence the Get Set to Go programme and Mind’s wider sport and physical activity work at a national level. Mind want to help leisure centres, sports clubs, gyms, and other sport and physical activity providers to create a more welcoming environment for people with mental health problems.

Below is a document to answer some of the key questions you may have about the Physical Activity Advisory Group. If you have any other questions then please email the Physical Activity team at sport@mind.org.uk or give us a call on 07557 150 172.

Question & Answer document. PDF