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Physical activity

Support to increase physical activity gently and add social connections into people's weekly structure.

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The physical activity service within RAMH is designed to support service user’s to increase their levels of exercise and activity. This support is viewed as a positive way to sustain and improve their physical and mental health and wellbeing.

Our supports are offered to all individuals aged 16+ who are experiencing mental health problems, to provide exercise, structure and social connectivity through engagement in physical activity. There are a range of short term interventions offered in the form of physical activity groups’ and one to one support. This includes:

  • Initial consultation (Fit Stop assessment) to determine current mental wellbeing, address and overcome any perceived barriers to participation and identify activities that may be of interest.
  • Group activities such as walking, swimming, football, yoga, relaxation and more
  • One to one support for those needing support to access community activity such as the gym, keep fit classes, and/or other activities identified through the Fit Stop assessment
  • Helping to identify and support to access activities in the local community
  • Progress review following a predetermined amount of activity
  • Links to programs at local sports centres

(Please note that all in-person supports are subject to current COVID-19 restrictions)

Email enquiries@ramh.org to discuss the service further.

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Make a referral to RAMH today

Refer into our services by sending a completed referral form to referrals@ramh.org or call 0141 847 8900 to refer over the phone.

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