Stories & Case studies

Hear from signatories to Scotland's Mental Health Charter for Physical Activity and Sport, and from the individuals who support it.


Volunteering in sports and physical activity has changed Kirsty's life - and probably saved it at times

Scottish Sports Futures

SSF believe that sport and physical activity can make a massive impact on people’s mental health and wellbeing

Chris Bennett

Olympic hammer thrower Chris Bennett discusses the role of sport in promoting positive mental health

Yoga Nu U

Yoga Nu U is passionate about sharing yoga for all bodies and minds.


Shinty player James Perlich speaks to BBC Alba about his struggles with mental health

Scottish Athletics and jogscotland

Scottish Athletics and the jogscotland programme are both signatories to the Charter


Neil’s lunchtime runs have had a positive impact on his mental health and work life balance.

Walking Football Scotland

Walking Football Scotland joined the Charter because they believe that physical health is equal to mental health.


Craig struggled with depression after being diagnosed with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome