Project:ME is an early intervention wellbeing programme designed to enhance awareness of mental health and the importance of physical activity among young people.
Project:ME worked with the schools and their pastoral care team to identify the young people who would benefit most from the programme, those students were then invited to take part in the funded 10-week programme out of curriculum time.
Schools contributed towards the costs alongside the Satellite Club funding to ensure the programme was accessible to all.
The practical workshops were designed with a focus on wellbeing activities, strategies to support mental health and to show how important being physically active is for both our mental and physical wellbeing. This programme puts the emphasise on the understanding of how our mental and physical health impacts on confidence, motivation and self-esteem. Project:ME supports young people to understand the benefits of being physically active not just focusing on their ability but encouraging them to focus on how it makes them feel.