Tag: mental health and wellbeing

The launch of the I'm here campaign

jogscotland takes the I’m Here Pledge

Tuesday 22 January 2019

We’re delighted to launch a new initiative today, to help overcome mental health barriers that can stop people getting active. The I’m here campaign will see scores of jogscotland Jog Leaders taking a pledge to support mental health conversations at their jogging groups. Leaders who take the pledge will wear an I’m here badge which […]

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Jog Leader Conference – full line-up

Thursday 18 October 2018

We’ve a brilliant line-up for the 2018 Jog Leader Conference, to be held at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on 3 November. The day will have a focus on mental health and physical activity. Special guests include Commonwealth Games high jumper, Jayne Nisbet, who has spoken in detail about her own battles with bulimia, and about […]

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Welcome to our wellbeing champions

Wednesday 10 October 2018

Today is World Mental Health Day, and we’re delighted to mark the day by announcing our latest mental health initiative – the jogscotland wellbeing champions. Our two wellbeing champions, Jenni Rees-Jenkins and Ted McPake, are jogscotland members and jog leaders with lived experience of mental health issues. They have pledged to take a lead in […]

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Sammy heads home!

Tuesday 9 October 2018

After five months, 26 jog groups, hundreds of runners, and a huge impact across the country, our mental health initiative, Sammy’s Road Trip, is finally drawing to a close. Just in time for World Mental Health Day on Wednesday 10 October, the three pups, Sammy, Agnes and Lee, are heading home to the jogscotland HQ in […]

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Sammy’s Road Trip – getting Scotland talking about mental wellbeing

Wednesday 2 May 2018

Our mascot Jog Scotty has had pups! Sammy, Agnes and Lee are small black toy dogs who represent physical and mental wellbeing, a symbol of the partnership that exists between jogscotland and SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health). They are part of a new initiative to help jog groups to engage in conversations around mental health […]

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