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Wellbeing support

It's very important that we find time to look after our health and wellbeing, though this can be challenging.

The following includes healthy lifestyle tips, advice and courses to help you keep yourself and your family fit and well.

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Healthy eating

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Better Health Follow these easy ways to eat better, including support with the right food balance, tips on reducing sugar and healthy recipes.
Healthier Families website Helping kids stay healthy, with tips on nutrition, activity ideas and much more.
BeeZee Bodies Award-winning programmes teaching families about nutrition and exercise. Their courses are free for eligible children in Hertfordshire.

Physical activity

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Sport England Join the Movement #StayInWorkout - a Sport England campaign that gives tips on how keep yourself and family active.
NHS Fitness Studio NHS fitness videos between 10-45 minutes created by fitness experts. They tone your abs, upper arms and also have workouts made for new mums.
Move to Improve Family friendly games to keep your kids happy and healthy.

Smoking, drugs and alcohol

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Better Health Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. For more information including free quit plans, the Smokefree app and quitting tips, visit the website. National Smokefree Helpline - call: 0300 123 1044
Alcohol Change UK This charity focuses on reducing alcohol harm. On their website they have a 'check your drinking' quiz, information on finding support if you have a drinking problem, as well as support for your family and friends. Drinkline- call:
0300 123 1110
Change Grow Live

Drug and Alcohol recovery services
Change Grow Live are a national health and social care charity that can help you with challenges including drugs and alcohol, smoking, justice, housing and health and wellbeing.

You can also speak to the recovery workers offering support over the phone, with different lines for support for different issues. The line for drug and alcohol recovery is listed.

Call: 0800 652 3169
Resolve website A recovery Drug & Alcohol service. Their structured day programmes include: weekly group therapy sessions on Zoom as well as face to face ones, telephone counselling and support. You can find more information on the website. Call: 01462 684978

Financial support

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GamCare GamCare is the leading national provider of free information, advice, and support for anyone affected by a gambling problem. Also includes a 24/7 helpline, live chats, group chat and forums. Call: 0808 8020 133
Citizens Advice North Herts Citizens advice is a local charity available to all, offering confidential help and support. They help with many different issues including welfare and benefits, money and debt issues, employment, health care, family and personal issues. Call: 0800 144 8848

Sexual health

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Sexual health Hertfordshire There are a range of different services that can help you and through the website listed you can find helpful advice, request testing kits and contraception. 0300 008 5522

Food and family support services

Family support services