The NHS provide many interesting and informative websites, links to these are available below alongside some non-NHS websites you may find useful.
Macmillan Cancer Support
Macmillan Cancer Support can help right from the moment of diagnosis, through treatment and beyond.
NHS Live Well
Helping you to make decisions about your lifestyle, such as smoking, drinking and exercise
Better Health: Healthier Families
The new name for Change4Life, still helping you to get yourself and your kids eating well, moving more and living longer
Every Mind Matters
Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more. There are simple things we can all do to look after our mental health and wellbeing – take the quiz to get started today with a free plan, expert advice and practical tips.
Advice in County Durham
Advice in County Durham makes it easier for you to access the right advice and support. Whether you are an individual looking for help and advice or an organisation looking to signpost a client to get the right help, this is your 'one stop shop'.
Durham Community Action
Durham Community Action's work is divided into 5 main themes – helping communities, promoting better health, supporting volunteering, enabling enterprise and getting voices heard.
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Official information from NHS about County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust including contact details, directions, opening hours and service/treatment details.
Smoke-Free County Durham
A dedicated regional programme set up to tackle the worst rates of smoking related illness and death in England
A campaign run helping local authorities, organisations, workplaces and individuals to reduce the amount of sugar we all consume
NEF: Five Ways to Wellbeing
Information on the Five Ways to Wellbeing: Connect, Be Active, Take Notice, Keep Learning and Give
Learn about positive psychology through readings, videos, research, surveys, opportunities and more
Offering care and support services in County Durham
Time to Change
An anti-stigma campaign run by the leading mental health charities Mind and Rethink Mental Illness
The world’s leading charity dedicated to beating cancer through research
Balance North East
Encouraging people to reduce their consumption – and reduce the impact that alcohol is having on the North East
Ways to Wellbeing
The community class programme 'Ways to Wellbeing' supports local community providers to offer beginner level activities for adults to improve their health and wellbeing.
You can take part in our group exercise activities, which are delivered by friendly, highly skilled and experienced staff and volunteers.
Pioneering Care Partnership (PCP)
PCP is a leading third sector organisation working in the North East, primarily in the County Durham and Tees Valley area, with a focus on health improvement and reducing health inequalities through building capacity and life chances with disadvantaged communities.
Wellbeing for Life
Wellbeing for Life is a service commissioned by Durham County Council and delivered by County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust and Pioneering Care Partnership (PCP) who have years of knowledge and experience of working and supporting local people across County Durham.