GOING FOR GOLD will also develop an outreach and educational arm.
One of the main themes of the play is Mental Health Disorders with particular regard to the youth.
One in seven 10-19-year-olds experiences a mental disorder.
Suicide is the fourth leading cause of death among 15-29 year-olds.
The consequences of failing to address adolescent mental health conditions extend to adulthood, impairing both physical and mental health and limiting opportunities.
There are 923 affiliated clubs to Boxing England with 23,000 members.
So we are pleased to be partnering with MHFA - Mental health training online and face to face · MHFA England
Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course, designed to teach people how to spot the signs and symptoms of mental ill health and provide help on a first aid basis. MHFA already work with a number of boxing gyms in the north of England. We will invite members of local boxing gyms to a performance and then deliver workshops, training and intervention resources as part of our tour.
This is a train the trainers programme to ensure that GOING FOR GOLD does more than raise awareness. We will collaborate with, create and deliver a high impact and effective programme of training and resources for maximum impact.
Please contact us for further info.