As part of the MIND Campaign burst Sporting Equals is working with grassroots community projects to deliver a number of events in key locations to help raise the importance of keeping active to maintain an active and healthy mind.
Muslimah Sports Association Wellbeing Event – Badminton session with information and advice session
Location; Crickelyford Place, Ilford
Partners, Muslimah Sports Association
For further information contact Sporting Equals 0121 7771375
Khizra Mosque – Ladies Group
Session – Coffee morning with light physical activity session and workshop with MIND
Location: Khizra Mosque, Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester
Partners – Sporting Equals Khizra Mosque, MIND,
Contact Umar Ahmed for further information 07920759770
Partners; Sporting Equals, MIND, Dery Foundation, Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Trust, ODARA, Amirah Foundation
Location - ODARA – The network lounge, Moseley Road, Birmingham, B12 9AN
Further details about the event can be found through; https://www.eventbrite.com/e/womens-wellbeing-event-tickets-32611533976
or contact Sporting Equals.
The events enabled people to meet professionals and gain advice and support around mental health alongside engaging in physical activities.
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BEDSA 2017 Highlights
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MIND - CAMPAIGN BURST
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