Local Hackney Services for Healthy Living

  • Smoking
  • Exercise
  • Alcohol
  • Talking therapies
  • Social Prescribing
  • Well Family Plus
 

Smoking

To contact the local smoking cessation service visit

SMOKE FREE CITY AND HACKNEY

Or you could ring 0800 046 99 46

 

Exercise

There are a variety of free exercise classes in the local parks. You can book your place by going online

OUR PARKS

Healthier Together

You can be referred by your GP to the Healthier Together Programme, to help you lose weight or get active. This includes 12 weeks of various activities including fitness classes, healthy eating workshops etc.

HEALTHIER TOGETHER PROGRAMME

Or you could phone 020 7749 7645

If you do need a referral, please send us a note via the Online Consultation section of our website

SELF REFER ONLINE

Walking Groups

Walking Across Hackney There are many other walking groups to join and a number of routes for self-guided walks can also be downloaded.Hackney Council run a schedule of led Wellbeing Walks in conjunction with The Ramblers, some of which begin close to GP surgeries, and are specifically designed to encourage new walkers and people with health conditions.

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Young Hackney

4 hubs across the Borough where young people can meet, have fun and get active. Young Hackney will always offer inspiring holiday programmes so it’s worth checking out

YOUNG HACKNEY

 

Alcohol

If you would like help to reduce your alcohol or drug use you can get specialised help from local services provided by Turning Point.

Their phone number is 0345 144 0050

CityandHackney@turning-point.co.uk

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Talking Therapies

For help with anxiety and depression you can access talking therapies and online CBT via their website, where you can self-refer for counselling and CBT

TALK CHANGES

You can also access a variety of courses to support mental health and other services via the City and Hackney Wellbeing Network

CITY AND HACKNEY WELLBEING NETWORK

 

Social Prescribing

We can refer you to social prescribing. Link workers give people time, focusing on ‘what matters to me’ and taking a holistic approach to people’s health and wellbeing. They connect people to community groups and activities for practical and emotional support.

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Well Family plus

The Hackney WellFamily Plus Service, provided by Family Action, helps individuals, couples and families to manage their mental health and prevent problems from getting worse.

They help families when they face difficult or complicated challenges, including domestic abuse, substance misuse and mental health issues. They can offer advice and wellbeing services, conflict management and practical and emotional relationship support.

They also help families identify parenting support courses and access other services.

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