The links between having an active lifestyle and good mental health are clear to see – all the evidence suggests that taking part in regular physical activity helps to reduce your chances of depression, anxiety and cognitive decline.
Even small amounts of exercise are good for us, and you don’t have to be a superstar athlete to start reaping the benefits – even relatively low impact, low intensity physical activity, like walking and stretching can help you feel better.
People within the Black Country are less active compared to national average and are more likely to suffer from mental health aliments compared to the national average.
Take a look at the recent Dudley Mind video
If you have any questions for us, or would like further information please email Mike Salmon.