Psychological Well being Motorcycle has partnered with Phoenix Bike Coaching to supply workers with psychological well being first support coaching.
In whole, 24 members of workers from Phoenix Bike Coaching are being skilled as Psychological Well being First Aiders by Psychological Well being Motorcycle (MHM), and they’re positioned round all 22 of Phoenix’s UK bike coaching services, the place coaching is obtainable from CBT-level to post-licence.
“The purpose,” a press launch from Phoenix Bike Coaching reads, “is to make sure the wellbeing of scholars and workers, create a supportive atmosphere and supply devoted areas the place individuals can go to speak in confidence with somebody who understands their wants.”
Phoenix additionally describes the bike group a “high-risk group” on the subject of psychological well being and suicide, as a result of the people who find themselves part of it are sometimes “receiving little or no or no psychological well being assist.”
The fact of the bike group being a male-dominated one will not be essentially a nice one, nevertheless it does imply that statistics similar to 75% of UK suicide victims being male are notably related to the biking group.
Mark Jaffe, CEO Phoenix Bike Coaching Ltd, mentioned: “Because the UKs largest bike coaching faculty, we will see the large profit to new and present riders of accessing Psychological Well being First Aiders in all of our areas. As instructors and bikers, we all know that driving bikes helps promote good psychological well being, and thru this extra coaching enabling us to do much more, and the sensible work of Psychological Well being Motorcycle, we realise we will make a distinction to riders previous and new.”
Paul Oxborough, Founding Member & Chair of Trustees, Psychological Well being Motorcycle, mentioned: “Phoenix Bike Coaching will not be solely revered inside the business, they actually get what it means to go the additional mile when coaching their new riders. They’ve invested in placing a skilled Psychological Well being First Aider in each one in every of their centres in case any of their trainees are struggling. These partnerships with the business actually ship out a powerful sign that it’s OK to speak about your psychological well being and we really respect and worth this sturdy connection – Phoenix, we thanks for serving to break the stigma round psychological well being.”
To search out out extra about bike coaching with Phoenix Bike Coaching, go to their web site; and go to the Psychological Well being Motorcycle web site to seek out out extra about their work surrounding psychological well being within the bike group.
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