Healthy You

  • Eat Smart

    Eat Smart

    Whatever your age, being smart about the choices you make around what you eat can help you to lead a healthier and happier life as well as reducing your risk of heart disease, stroke, some cancers and osteoporosis.

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  • Move More

    Move More

    Getting active and moving more reduces your risk of major illnesses such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer by up to 50%, and lowers your risk of early death by up to 30%. Whatever your age there’s strong scientific evidence that being physically active can help you lead a healthier and happier life.

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  • Drink Wisely

    Drink Wisely

    You may not pay too much attention to how much alcohol you drink or whether you’re sticking to the unit guidelines – but it’s probably a good idea to find out! Drinking too much alcohol can have an effect on your health, social life and personal safety.

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  • Stub Out Smoking

    Stub Out Smoking

    Nearly one in five adults in Suffolk smoke and approximately half will die from the habit. Smoking can cause your blood vessels to become blocked, giving you more chance of having a heart attack or stroke. Tar produced from smoking also contains over 60 cancer-causing chemicals.

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  • Mental Health and Wellbeing

    Mental Health and Wellbeing

    Good Mental Health and Wellbeing is important in order to feel good about yourself, to get the most out of your life and to feel connected to others. Good mental health and wellbeing is more than just feeling happy, it is about feeling able to cope when things get tough in your life or your physical health suffers.

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  • Sexual Health

    Sexual Health

    Good sexual health enables healthy relationships, planned pregnancies and prevention of disease. In Suffolk there is range of services available to support your sexual health needs. There are dedicated services for sexual health but help & support can also be accessed through traditional health service routes.

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  • Drug and Alcohol Services

    Drug and Alcohol Services

    Drug and alcohol misuse are two significant issues facing people today: they can be very harmful to your physical and mental health and wellbeing. We commission treatment services to support adults and young people affected by drug and alcohol misuse.

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  • Recovery

    Recovery

    Alongside a comprehensive treatment programme, people recovering from substance misuse problems are motivated to improve their quality of life, regain their confidence and self-respect and put something back into the community in which they live.

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  • Check it out!

    Check it out!

    Aged between 40-74? Find out if you're match fit with your free NHS Health Check!

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  • Warm Homes Healthy People

    Warm Homes Healthy People

    Suffolk's Warm Homes Healthy People is a project designed to help vulnerable people and families make their homes cheaper to heat!

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When it comes to leading a healthy lifestyle and obtaining a healthy you, there is no big secret. This section explores the main ways you can improve your health and how Public Health can help.


NHS Health Checks

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Eat Smart

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Move More

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Drink Wisely

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Stub out Smoking

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Mental Health and Wellbeing

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Sexual Health

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Drug and Alcohol Services

where to get help

Recovery

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Warm Homes Healthy People

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