In this episode, Aisling is joined by professionals and young people to discuss the mental health benefits of physical exercise. We discuss the pressure to exercise in lockdown, some of the barriers to exercise we have encountered the past year and the pros and cons of the options that are available to us online.
Today’s episode is hosted by:
Aisling Callaghan – User participation lead for Luton CAMHS
We are joined by:
Jade Horsley who is the Satellite Club Link Officer for Team Beds & Luton
Rob Lindsay, Sports Development Officer for Bedford Borough Council
Racheall Monton, yoga instructor
Claire Rourke- Clinical Trial Manager, Ready Trial, University of Hertfordshire,
Molly- CAMHS service user,
Sam- CAMHS service user.
Links to the organisations mentioned in this episode..
https://readytrial.co.uk/ – Research study of Physical Activity in Young People
https://bedfordsportlive.crd.co – Bedford Sport Live – Activity sessions at home.
https://camhsspace.crd.co – CAMHS Space – Delivered by Bedford Borough Council in partnership with East London Foundation Trust CAMHS team and supported by Team Beds & Luton
https://www.teambedsandluton.co.uk/what-are-satellite-clubs Satelite Clubs – Team Beds & Luton-Satellite Clubs are physical activity projects which provide inactive young people between 14-19yrs new opportunities to be active in a fun and social environment, helping to create positive experiences and promote active lifestyles.