What is Livewell Southend?
This is Southend's health and wellbeing website. You can find information and advice on how to stay well, as well as links and contact details for people who can help. You can also find:
- community groups
- details of organisations who can support children or adults with various health and wellbeing issues
- services that can provide support for children and adults
- information, advice and guidance on local services and support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
Tuesday 19 September is Youth Mental Health Day, which encourages understanding and discussion of mental health in young people, enabling them to live happy and healthy lives all year round.
A special school in Southend-on-Sea, which has been closed by the Department for Education because of safety concerns over RAAC can finally reopen to students.
Key Southend buildings and landmarks to be lit up in September to encourage people to talk about preventing suicide
From the 4th to the 10 September, organisations, people and communities across Essex are lighting up buildings and landmarks green.
NHS Health Checks
The NHS Check is like a MOT for people.
Once every five years, it measures your circulatory and vascular health. It looks for factors that could mean you are at higher risk of: diabetes, heart disease, kidney disease, stroke,dementia.
Find Your Local Pharmacy or GP
Visit the NHS website to looks for services available near you.
Every Mind Matters
Giving you you simple and practical advice to get a healthier mind and get more out of life.
From how to deal with stress and anxiety, to boosting your mood or sleeping better.