April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month Someone dies from bowel cancer in the UK every thirty minutes. Seems unthinkable doesn’t it, especially when bowel cancer is treatable when diagnosed at an early stage. The problem is that only 9% of patients are diagnosed at that stage. Beating Bowel Cancer and Bowel Cancer UK have merged… Continue reading Know the facts about Bowel Cancer
Take a look at the April courses and regular workshops and groups from Healthy Minds Calderdale. For the present everything is run over zoom with joining instructions emailed before the sessions. Workshops, Courses and Groups April 2021 Allotment Workshops (various dates) In these workshops we will experience the wellbeing benefits of ‘green spaces’ and… Continue reading Healthy Minds Workshops, Courses & Groups April to June 2021
If you are:- 60 years old or overAre a frontline health or social care workerAre in an 'at risk' category You can get your first #covidvaccination at the Elland Masjid (mosque), on Elizabeth Street in Elland. From 9am-12pm on Saturday 6th March 2021. For more info: https://www.calderdaleccg.nhs.uk/pop-up-vaccination.../
The instructors of Tai Chi Tigers are exceptionally well and busy making videos freely, for people to help overcome the isolation and loneliness during these Covid restrictions, to improve their health and wellbeing – mentally and physically, in their own homes, on their own or with a partner, children or anyone else allowed.
They are free to everyone – take a look and try them for yourself and family here. Good idea? then please pass on and share them.
The series started as a 7-day Challenge but with such a brilliant response we felt it would benefit everyone by continuing.
So, creating a daily habit that you can fit into each and every day, at any time, we add a little more each week!
The series, Breathe – Tap – Stretch, is available on YouTube starting with this one.
We hope it will help as many people…
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Saturday 10 October marks World Mental Health Day and the theme is suicide prevention. If there is one thing that you do over the weekend, please reach out to family and friends. Send that message or make a phone call and ask ‘how are you doing?’ and take the time to listen. Mental Health Foundation are… Continue reading World Mental Health Day – 10 October 2020
COVID-19 has touched all our lives, increasing social isolation, boredom, anxiety and the stresses of caring and home schooling alongside the loss of familiar routines and structure to our days. This has led to many of us drinking more alcohol, more often.If you have been drinking more, then you are not alone, The Global Drug… Continue reading Alcohol consumption during COVID-19
Lockdown was hard for lots of us but especially those people who were already isolated or lonely; those living alone without family. But Covid 19 also brought about new isolation as more people had to shield away from usual social activities, grandparents were separated from grandchildren and more people were working from home. Like many… Continue reading ‘Sometimes you just want a brew and a good chat!’
Right now things are still a bit strange. As people start to get used to the 'new normal' lots of groups are considering how to resume in a way that keeps people safe. For many groups locally its just not possible to meet indoors yet... Staying Well knows that people with active social lives tend… Continue reading STAYING WELL FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY GROUPS