SAMH (Scottish Association for Mental Health) is Scotland’s largest mental health charity and Badminton Scotland are delighted and proud to become a signatory. We strongly supports the core believes of SAMH, such as there is no health without mental health. SAMH has represented the voice of people most affected by mental health problems in Scotland for more than 90 years. SAMH is dedicated to mental health and wellbeing for all. “Our vision is of a society where people are able to live their lives fully, regardless of present or past circumstances and our values underpin everything we do. We believe that everyone has the right to be treated with dignity, respect and equality. We believe that everyone is entitled to hope and choice and to achieve personal fulfilment.” – SAMH
The Charter encourages participation in physical activity and sport as a way to maintain and improve mental health and wellbeing. The Charter supports anyone involved in physical activity and sport at grassroots to elite level to talk about mental health and wellbeing, and to know where to go to get help.
If you would like to know more, please visit SAMH website here.