Fighting back

Salari, Natasha
September 2009
Community Care;9/3/2009, Issue 1785, p30
The article reports that boxing-based fitness classes run by the mental health charity, Mind in Croydon is helping service users gain confidence at one of several activity schemes. World boxing champion Duke McKenzie's Duke Box Gym in Croydon now even employs three service users who have trained as fitness instructors after taking part in a 10-week Boxercise project. The project is changing and saving lives by giving services to the mental health service users.


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