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Posted: Mon 20 Feb 2017

"It will hopefully benefit the health of the community,” - Craig Hutcheson.

Torquay United Community Sports Trust and the Devon FA are launching “KICKSTART” a new, fun 5-a-side football kick about in Torbay. It is an activity programme for adults with mental health issues including depression, anxiety, bi-polar disorder and stress. This is for men and women that want to take part in an inclusive football activity, and to improve their physical and mental health through sport.

“It’s a unique opportunity for adults to take part in some sport activities but we will also have workshops around alcohol use and drug awareness, mental health workshops about how to cope with stress. It will hopefully benefit the health of the community,” said TUCST head, Craig Hutcheson.

Start date: Tuesday 21st February (and Tuesday’s thereafter)

£2 per session

3pm – 6pm

Torbay Leisure Centre Sports Hall,

Penhill Way, Paignton, TQ4 5JR

For more information regarding this programme contact Ashley Harris by email: or call 01626 323 560 / 07912 089838

To download an application for the programme please click here