Wellbeing

Living Well Essex

The Living Well website aims to help Essex people take care of their health and well-being, manage health conditions, and find information about support and services in the local area. We also provide information on benefits and finances, staying safe, and tips on staying healthy and active.

Live Well Link Well

Live Well Link Well is a free and confidential social prescribing service that provides practical or emotional support of a non-medical nature.Our team, of friendly Live Well Link Well workers work in partnership with GP surgeries across mid Essex. They will give you time, and can help you to access appropriate support within the local community. If you are living in mid Essex and aged over 18, you can contact the service directly without having to go through your GP.
0300 303 9988 (Monday to Friday 8am to 7pm)

Vita Health Group – Making People better

Vita works in partnership with the NHS throughout the UK to provide mental and physical health services directly to local residents. Patients can self refer online.
01268 977 171

Healthtalk

On healthtalk.org you can find out about what it’s like to live with a health condition, by watching other people share their stories.Our health affects every aspect of our lives. This website helps to prepare you for what’s ahead, beyond the symptoms and treatments.Healthtalk.org contains hundreds of real people’s stories. These stories are collected by academic researchers who interview people in their own homes, using their own words.

Healthwatch

We are the independent national champion for people who use health and social care services. We’re here to find out what matters to people, and help make sure their views shape the support they need.
03000 683 000

Healthtalk

By sharing people’s real-life experiences, healthtalk.org provides free, reliable information about health issues. You can watch people share their stories about cancer, autism, motor-neurone disease, pregnancy, drugs, depression and much more.

Humankind

Humankind create services and support to meet people’s complex health and social needs, helping them to build healthier lives that have meaning and value for themselves and their families. They support local people to create stronger, better-connected communities.
01325 731 160