Katy West weightlifting
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In the Mind: The link between mental and physical health

One in four people has a mental health problem and it can often have an impact on their physical wellbeing too.

People living with a serious mental health condition die 12-13 years earlier than the rest of the population.

Charity Mind Cymru has said the way GPs recommend physical activity is patchy and called for a more focused, consistent approach.

Tomos Dafydd spoke to Katy West and Lauren Jeska - two women using exercise to help manage their mental health conditions - and Sara Moseley from Mind Cymru.

  • 19 Feb 2016
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