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Talking about how to keep mentally well at the Norfolk Big Rugby Weekend

6 months ago By Joanna Storey

Photo's from the touch rugby game MIND v NSFT

We were delighted to be in the company of representatives from The Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust ( the local mental health trust) and MIND (Norwich and Mid Norfolk) this weekend. They were highlighting Mental Health and its importance and value.
Well done to everybody who took part in a friendly touch rugby game, coached by Soul Phoenix.
Here are some photo's for posterity - & if you would like to continue to play the great game of touch rugby, come along to Holt RFC every Thursday 6.30 - 8pm. Contact Roy Lawrence or Martyn Jackson

In order to engage with the rugby community many of the staff some of whom had only just started playing rugby played a competitive game of Mixed Touch Rugby NSFT v MIND on the Saturday before the Norfolk Senior Cup final.

•1 in 4 people in any one year will have a Mental Illness.
•1 in 3 GP Consultations have a Mental Illness Component.
•Suicide is the BIGGEST killer of men between the ages of 15 and 50.
(Twice as many as Road Traffic Accidents)
•There remains SIGNIFICANT stigma attached to mental illness compared to physical illness.

Updated 20:51 - 27 Aug 2017 by Joanna Storey

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Touch rugby at the Norfolk Big Rugby Weekend England player, Soul Phoenix explains the game of touch rugby

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