Pars Foundation

Keep Kicking On

The Pars Foundation are delighted to launch a new positive mental health football programme aimed at males aged 16-25 year old.

‘Keep Kicking On’ will invite young people to play football in a relaxed environment and tackle
stigmas associated to mental health.

Post match we will give young people the space to speak and have the opportunity to use football as the catalyst to improve your physical and
mental well-being

- Every Monday - 6-7pm
- Pitreavie Sports and Soccer Centre
- Free

Please email to secure your place.Exercise is proven to have a positive effect on physical and mental well being. Chemicals released during physical activity such as serotonin and adrenaline lift the mood and help reduce stress. Exercise releases muscle tension, and improvements in physical health boost self esteem.

Social Benefits
Socialising ang getting to know people
Gaining a sense of belonging
Taking your mind off things
Meeting People who notice if you look down
Meeting people who understand your position
Talking about your problems
Seeing other people’s recovery

Mental Health and Wellbeing
Developing a positive mental attitude
Gaining a sense of achievement
Getting a boost to your confidence
Doing something that you enjoy
Mental benefits of endorphins and adrenaline

Physical Health
Increased physical and mental fitness
Lowered cholesterol and blood pressure
Decreased appetite
Weight loss
Stopping smoking, reducing alcohol and drug use

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