How you can look after your mental and physical wellbeing, get advice on alcohol, drugs, stopping smoking and eating well
Small changes may help you to:
- be healthier and less likely to get ill
- manage your weight
- make you feel better and have more energy
See the NHS Live Well site for healthy living information and support.
If you think your drinking is causing you problems contact:
Children and teenagers continence
Helpline and information if your child or teenager has a bowel or bladder condition for example wetting the bed.
ERIC: The children's bowel and bladder charity
Call ERIC helpline 0845 370 8008
Get help and support if you or someone you know is addicted to drugs.
NHS Drug addiction service finder
FRANK: clear information about drugs, substance abuse or misuse problems.
Bristol Drugs Project: local service to support people with substance abuse and misuse problems.
The NHS website has :
- information about how much exercise you should have
- exercise tips
- fitness guides
Small changes in what you eat can make a big difference to your health. Get advice about how to have a healthy diet.
Find sexual health services, what a sexually transmitted infection (STI) is and what to do if you think you or your partner has a STI.
Smoking is one of the biggest causes of death and illness in the UK.
There are many ways to help reduce, quit or find healthier alternatives.
NHS quit smoking
Vaccination and immunisation
Vaccinations protect you, your child and others in your community from getting or spreading many serious and potentially deadly diseases. It’s quick and easy and you can get these for free.
You're a young carer if you're under 18 and help to look after a relative with a:
- mental health condition
- drug or alcohol problem
You can get specific support and may be able to claim some financial benefits.
NHS help for young carers
Carer support centre: help and support to children aged 8 to 18 and their families in Bristol and South Gloucestershire.