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#IAMWHOLE

Mental health difficulties among children and young people are common, and can be both persistent and damaging. #IAMWHOLE calls on individuals to stand together, united as a movement, against negative stereotypes and language surrounding mental health by challenging others and themselves about the words they use and learn more about the impact these stereotypes and insults can have. Despite increased awareness and recognition, young people all over the UK and Ireland are still subjected to stigma as a result of the mental health difficulties they are experiencing.
This year, the #IAMWHOLE campaign aims to raise increased awareness of mental health […]

Join Us this National Fitness Day – Free Activities – Wed 26th September

24.09.2018
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Its National Fitness Day on Wednesday 26th September and your YMCA’s have joined forces with ukactive to celebrate physical activity in the UK.

So we’ve compiled a programme of free classes and activities to give you, your friends and family the chance to get moving and try something new this Autumn.

And, according to ukactive research, if you exercise in company you are more likely to stick at it due to the social atmosphere and camaraderie which creates a positive atmosphere and importantly helps us to have fun.

So what’s the FREE #Fitnessday Programme?

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Success as YMCA and Radio Wave take on the 3 Peaks Challenge

On Saturday 8th September, 14 YMCA staff alongside Scott and Holly from Radio Wave took on the National 3 Peaks Challenge in 24 hours to raise funds for our Changing Young Lives Appeal. Our team of staff from YMCA Thornton, YMCA Housing, YMCA Lakeside and Central support trained hard to prepare to climb Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon in 24 hours.

The team walked 23 miles (37km), climbing 3064 metres and driving 462 miles within 24 hours. A massive well done to everyone involved as this was a mammoth challenge and all participants were pushed to their physical limit […]

YMCA and Radio Wave take on the 3 Peaks Challenge

4.09.2018
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This weekend on Saturday the 8th September, 14 YMCA staff will be taking on the National 3 Peaks Challenge in 24 hours to raise funds for our Changing Young Lives Appeal. Our team of staff from YMCA Thornton, YMCA Housing, YMCA Lakeside and Central support have been training hard to prepare to climb Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon in 24 hours.

The team will be walking 23 miles (37km), climbing 3064 metres and driving 462 miles within 24 hours. If you would like to support the team you can sponsor them on JustGiving by clicking here

Good luck guys […]

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