Tag: SAMH

Our SAMH action plan is submitted

Tuesday 26 June 2018

We’ve done it! We’re now full signatories of the SAMH Mental Health Charter for Physical Activity and Sport. In February, when the charter was launched, we were delighted to be among the first to sign up, pledging to further our work to promote good mental health. We have now submitted to SAMH our action plan […]

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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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Hear more from SAMH!

Monday 19 March 2018

In 2017 we joined forces with SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health) because both organisations share the belief that activity and sport can be a means to achieve not just physical wellbeing, but also mental wellbeing. Since then together we have run mental health training programmes for jogscotland leaders; put in joint funding submissions to allow […]

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Launch of Scotland’s Mental Health Charter for Physical Activity and Sport

Friday 2 February 2018

Friday 2 February 2018 marks the launch of ‘Scotland’s Mental Health Charter for Physical Activity and Sport’ which aims to use sport to improve equality and reduce stigma through positive conversations and action on mental health – and jogscotland is proud to be one of the first signatories. Work on the Charter was launched by […]

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Banish Blue Monday

Monday 15 January 2018

Pictured above: Ardler Running Ladies celebrating their 10th anniversary last year – chosen by Jog Leader Fiona Mccallum as a jogging moment that lifted her spirits Today is sometimes touted as the most miserable day of the year, but we’d like to disagree for two reasons: First, mental health is complicated, and anyone can feel […]

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jogscotland Award winners announced!

Monday 6 November 2017

The winners of this year’s jogscotland Awards were announced at a glittering ceremony in Glasgow on Friday, as part of the scottishathletics and jogscotland FPSG Awards. The night saw more than 500 guests, from beginner joggers to World Championship medalists, celebrate the very best of the sport in Scotland. Special guests were Jenny Meadows and […]

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Make the change in your life, before your life changes you

Friday 13 October 2017

This week is World Mental Health Week and the theme this year is ‘Mental health in the workplace’. We all have mental health – and it’s affected by a range of factors both in and outside of work. There are a few ways to create a more open and supportive working culture. To mark the […]

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