Everyday Heroes: How Setting Up A Swimming Club Helps People With Mental Health
When Peigh Asante and Nathaniel Cole co-founded a swimming club in 2013, 'Swim Dem Crew', it did far more than just get people physically active.
It was created for a small group of friends as a place where they could 'just talk' - a safe space and community for anyone to feel supported and to help one another. It's since grown and welcomes anyone and everyone who fancies a swim and a chat.
Here's their incredible journey...
Nathaniel has suffered first hand from both depression and anxiety and has recently had a close friend commit suicide.
Be brave. Talk about it.
This is the second of three specially made films for TheLADbible's mental health campaign 'U OK M8?', directed by Mollie Mills.
Over the coming months, 'U OK M8?' intends to drive awareness around the issue of male mental health and suicide, which remains the biggest killer of men under the age of 45 in the UK.
Explore more here and don't suffer in silence. Reach out. It's the brave thing to do.
MIND: 0300 123 3393.
Samaritans: 116 123.
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