The mission of ROKT Foundation is to engage, empower and inspire through active urban adventure. Providing the opportunity for all to engage in the activities we offer, empower harder to reach communities and create the opportunity to get healthy and fit and improve their mental wellbeing.
Based in Brighouse, West Yorkshire we work with local communities in Calderdale and across borough boundaries of West Yorkshire to inspire people to think differently about their physical and mental health, offering fun and adventurous ways to improve physical and mental health and wellbeing.
How does your organisation contribute to preventing suicide and supporting those affected by it?
ROKT Foundation works in partnership with other mental health support providers to provide a holistic approach to support mental health through urban adventurous activities. The programmes support mental health and wellbeing, peer support, understanding positive fear and mindfulness. Combined with a programme of development to support people affected by poor mental health to think differently and positively about their futures.
What are your current priorities?
Mental health and wellbeing for children, young people and adults.
What challenges are you currently facing?
Restricted funding and reduced staffing as a result of the pandemic.