News

April 2019

Eat Well Programme  Now that spring appears to be arriving fast are you thinking of starting your healthier lifestyle plan? We have two new courses starting soon to help you to eat well, lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle. Courses are 6 weeks long, running...

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The Plymouth Active 10 Walking Challenge

The 5th October saw the final day of the Plymouth Active 10 Walking Challenge. It has been a great success with over 30 teams signed up and between us we walked an incredible 11,427 miles! There are lots of prizes and workplace certificates to give out for the...

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National No Smoking Day 2019

Were you one of the thousands of people across Plymouth who took part in National No Smoking Day and our Stop Smoking service? Would you like to help inspire others to take the first step to quitting smoking? We would love to hear your story. It can be just a quote...

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Quit smoking with the right support for you

England’s 6 million smokers[1] are being encouraged to take part in Stoptober, the 28-day stop smoking challenge from Public Health England, which begins on 1st October 2018. Quitting smoking is easier with the right support. The most successful quit attempts are...

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Plymouth’s first ‘Mental Wealth’ festival

Plymouth is a hive of activity for mental health projects and this year has been no different; in October 2017 Plymouth’s Director of Public Health launched the fourth year of Thrive Plymouth’s campaign to reduce health inequalities, which focused on Mental...

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Connect 5 – new training course launched

As part of the year 4 thrive agenda, we are celebrating the introduction of Connect 5, a new and exciting, evidence-based programme that has been developed in partnership with Plymouth City Council. Connect 5 uses the framework of the Five Ways to Wellbeing and the...

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New training courses available

The One You Plymouth team regularly provides training on a range of topics to help people understand and provide information and advice on leading healthier lifestyles. This week the new training programme for 2017 has been released, details of which are provided...

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Active 10 Launch

One You Plymouth has launched a new drive to encourage adults to get more active. The local drive aims to get people walking briskly every day in bursts of ten minutes or more. Just ten continuous minutes of brisk walking every day gets the heart pumping and can...

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One You Clinics

Plymouth residents are being offered the chance to start the fight back to a healthier lifestyle with the launch of One You clinics, being held across the city every day of the week. Delivered by One You Plymouth, the clinics cover NHS health checks, stopping...

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Dry January

Dry January is Alcohol Concern's flagship campaign which has been changing the conversation about alcohol over the past 5 years. Taking part in the campaign is a chance to ditch the hangover, reduce the waistline, and save some serious £££ by giving up alcohol for...

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One You Plymouth Launch

Today marks the launch of ‘One You Plymouth’, a ground-breaking new campaign to help adults across the city avoid future diseases caused by modern day life. Everyday habits and behaviours - such as eating too much unhealthy food, drinking more than is recommended,...

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