Organisations to help with your Health & Wellbeing

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Healthy Living Calderdale

The Healthy Living Calderdale site is managed by:

The Better Living Team
Calderdale Council

 01422 230 230

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Stopping drinking or taking drugs, is only the first step to a better life. The Better Living Team in Calderdale can help you lose weight and get healthier with their fun group activities and advice. They can also give you specialist one to one sessions if you need it. Check our their Lifestyle Hub for healthy options, links and apps to help you gain a better, healthy balanced lifestyle.

One You

Public Health England (PHE)

Website to raise public awareness of the dangers of gaining too much weight and not exercising enough.  The site has useful links and apps relating to Drinking, Smoking, Eating, Moving, Sleep, Stress etc.

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One You is here to help you get back to a healthier you, supporting you to make simple changes towards a longer and happier life. One You provides tools, support and encouragement every step of the way, to help improve your health right away. You are not alone – One You can help you make small changes yourself, or with friends and family.

The Brunswick Centre

The Resource Centre
Hall Street
Halifax
HX1 5AY

 01422 341 764

The Brunswick Centre provides sexual health and HIV services across Calderdale & Kirklees. There are two service teams within the Brunswick Centre, the Support and Advocacy team which provides services to people infected with or directly affected by HIV and the Prevention team which provides HIV prevention and Sexual Health promotion services to Gay, Bi-sexual and other men who have sex with men and to Black Africans and other communities at increased risk of HIV.

Heartbeat

The Brighouse Heart Support Group
c/o Brighouse Sports Club
22 Russell Way
Brighouse
HD6 4LX

07475 943686

 heartbeat.bhsg@gmail.com

HEARTBEAT is a voluntary organisation based in Brighouse which provides exercise classes and walks for people who have had or are at risk of having a cardiac event. We try to include carers and / or partners in all our work. HEARTBEAT have close links with Calderdale’s UPBEAT (Council and PCT funded) GP referral group. We offer fitness classes and walking group activity to continue fitness levels commensurate to the NHS and Upbeat graduates scheme of phase 3-4 cardiac Rehabilitation programmes.

Healthy Minds

Healthy Minds
1 King Street
Halifax
HX1 1SR

 01422 345154

 info@healthymindscalderdale.co.uk

Healthy Minds is the working name of Calderdale Wellbeing, a mental health charity based in Halifax, offering services Calderdale-wide.

Healthy Minds aims to develop innovative, responsive and flexible resources that will enhance wellbeing in Calderdale. Our ethos and services derive from our collective experience of living and working with mental distress. We take a whole-person approach, recognising the impact of social, economic and health inequalities on mental health. We work to reduce stigma and raise awareness of mental distress.

Our services are based around the ethos of peer support and Recovery; we involve service users at all levels, and amongst our paid staff, trustees and volunteers, roughly 90% have their own lived experience of mental distress. Having such experience is not a requirement to join us, but we certainly see it as a positive.

Calderdale Talking Therapies

15-17 Carlton Street
Halifax
HX1 2AL

0300 555 0191 (local rate)

 calderdale@insighthealthcare.org

The NHS in Calderdale recognises that each year nearly a quarter of us have difficulties with common psychological problems such as anxiety, low mood, low self-esteem, stress, trauma, phobias and anger, as well as problems with regards to relationships, work or debt.

Because these difficulties have a considerable impact on our lives, Calderdale Talking Therapies has been commissioned to make the appropriate help more easily available to those who need it. Calderdale Talking Therapies is part of Insight Healthcare, a not-for-profit organisation and experienced provider of talking therapy services, on behalf of the NHS.

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