CASE STUDY: SCOTLAND ALL STRONG
Perth City Centre
Scotland All Strong
Scotland All Strong, Director, Andrew Douglas, said ‘Our core programmes promote physical activity, mindful relaxation and peer exchange and support as powerful tools for the recovery, self-management common mental health issues, including anxiety, depression, chronic stress and low mood.
‘Using fitness and mindfulness to manage mental health is proven technique of improving wellbeing and we are delighted to receive this money to help young people improve their wellbeing.’
Scotland All Strong's mission is to support the improvement and self-management of mental health and overall wellness. This is achieved through the delivery of all-ability fitness, guided relaxation, and peer connection and conversation. It gets referrals from a range of partner organisations in the area including Perth Autism Support, Perth & Kinross Association of Voluntary Associations, Well Minds Listening and Perth Royal Infirmary.
As part of their commitment to deliver community benefits as part of the Cross Tay Link Road project main contractor BAM Nuttall has donated £900 to support Scotland All Strong’s work
The money will enable Scotland All Strong to deliver eight week sessions to improve the health and wellbeing of eight young carers in the Perth area identified by their partner organisations.
The Cross Tay Link Road is phase two of the Perth Transport Futures project which will deliver a more efficient and better-connected transport system and a cleaner city centre environment.