“A vacation for the mind: why cycling for people with poor mental health (Part 3)?

Asian woman outstretched with bicycle outdoor in a park

Learn from 3 OTs how to introduce cycling as an intervention to people with severe mental illness. The OTs weren't cyclists when they started and now recommend cycling for its many benefits.

“A vacation for the mind”: why cycling for people with poor mental health (Part 2)?

Two adults cycling in casual clothes on bicycles across moorland in the sunlight one evening.

This post is the second in a series of 3. The first showed how cycling has helped people with a range of mental health conditions, in their own words. In this post, I focus on things to consider before encouraging someone to start cycling. You can find out more of how to start cycling in your local area more generally in an earlier blog.