The East Riding NHS YOURhealth service offers a depth of knowledge and opportunity for all East Riding residents looking to make a positive lifestyle change and sustaining all lifestyle changes.
The role of the NHS YOURhealth Service
YOURhealth provide FREE personal support and motivation to adults across the East Riding of Yorkshire who wish to lead a healthier lifestyle.
You may want to get fitter, control your weight, have a healthier diet or quit smoking.
You may want to reduce your stress levels or just feel better about yourself. If you want to become healthier but don’t know where to start, YOURhealth will be able to help you work out exactly what you want and how to go about it.
The YOURhealth team are friendly, understanding and supportive. They will help and encourage you to achieve and maintain a healthier lifestyle.
YOURhealth will guide and support you with:
- Healthy eating
- Weight management
- Physical activity
- Giving up smoking and substances – This is a combination therapy of behaviour support and free Nicotine Replacement Therapy or prescribed Champix
- Cutting down on alcohol
- Sexual health
- Reducing stress and anxiety
- Debt and welfare
- Loneliness and Isolation
- Education and volunteering
- Aids and adaptations
- Relationship/bereavement support
Are you a young person? Or have you recently discovered you are having a baby? Would you like to quit smoking?
If you want to stop smoking but don’t know where to start YOURhealth will be able to help you work out exactly how to begin your quit process, set a quit date and provide you with free Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) along with 8 weeks of free motivational support to aide you in quitting and make your quit a successful one.
Did you know YOURhealth also support anyone who wants to stop smoking from the age of 12 and above?
To get in touch with YOURhealth simply text QUIT to 60163
Or call: 0800 9177752
Or take a look at their website: http://nhs-health-trainers.co.uk/
Learn more about HealthTrainers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EeXgw6P-Yc
Learn more about quitting smoking: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvWEGTmATKQ
The East Riding of Yorkshire Council also offer health and wellbeing support and advice
To find your own, personal path to being happy and well, take a look at the support available on www.eastridinghealthandwellbeing.co.uk and well.me.