Episode 21 – The benefits of exercise on mental health

March 09, 2021

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 and 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.. - Research study of Physical Activity in Yung People - Bedford Sport Live - Activity sessions at home. - CAMHS Space - Delivered by Bedford Borough Council in partnership with East London Foundation Trust CAMHS team and supported by Team Beds + Luton