16th May 2024
Mental Health Awareness Week


We’re proud to be supporting Mental Health Awareness Week with a focus on the connect between being active and improved mental wellbeing. Join in and help to create a world with good mental health for all.

See below some highlighted local organisations who are running great physical activity sessions to support improved mental wellbeing.


Active Being: improving mental and physical wellbeing of women through projects delivered in local green and blue spaces! https://www.activebeing.co.uk/

Open Minds Active: running social prescribing projects for the last 4 years to improve mental health and wellbeing. They run a wild swimming for wellbeing programme is aimed at those with long term mental and/or physical health conditions. https://www.openmindsactive.org/

Soul Trail: a non profit organisation aiming to help mental health through nature connection. Amongst other projects, they operate monthly hikes and nature programmes. They aim to create a safe space for all people using outdoor spaces. https://soultrailwellbeing.com/

Bristol Steppin Sistas: They regularly organise walks with the aim to help motivate women of colour to visit places they would not have ventured to including rural areas around Bristol and further afield in the South West. https://www.bristolwalkfest.com/provider/steppin-sistas/

Talk Club: a UK male mental health charity helping men to improve their mental health. They have clubs based around the country. In North Somerset, they operate walks and a regular Talk and Swim session at Clevedon Lake https://talkclub.org/ We Are Aware are a local North Somerset based mental health charity raising awareness of mental health conditions and suicide. They provide support to many who are struggling. They run regular walks and have done somatic movement and Yoga sessions. https://www.weareaware.info/

Sport In Mind: the UK's leading mental health sports charity. They run badminton / table tennis and football sessions across Bristol for those who are struggling with their mental health. Programmes are delivered in partnership with the NHS. https://www.sportinmind.org/