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Into Touch

Into Touch is a men’s well-being & physical activity programme for 18-65(+) year old males. The project was launched in 2020.

Into Touch is in partnership with Gloucestershire CCG and ‘We can Move’ Active Gloucestershire.

The project will deliver sessions per week through a rolling ‘fixture’ programme from the Kingsholm Stadium Community Hub as well as delivery within community rugby union club venues across the County; including Forest of Dean, Tewkesbury & Cheltenham.

This satellite approach is crucial in ensuring as many men as possible can access the intervention within Gloucestershire. Rugby union clubs are real community anchors and offer a unique, non-clinical venue for sessions to take part in.

Age bracket/Target audience: Men aged 18+

Project Pillar: Wellbeing

Project Objectives:

Deliver educational-based sessions to raise men’s awareness of mental health, as well as develop coping strategies to deal with challenging situations.
Ensure an increase in community engagement activities, social activities to assist resilience, improve self confidence and self-esteem as well as overall better health and wellbeing.

Provide practical sessions to improve physical, emotional and mental health and connect former and current rugby players to improve community vibe & friendships within individual rugby clubs.

Venue:  Rugby clubs throughout Gloucestershire

Delivery: Tuesday & Thursday

Time: 6pm – 8pm