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Do you want to find groups and support in the community that might help you improve your health and wellbeing? You can find lots of local support from charities to social groups in the Health Connections Mendip Directory.
This group is currently running online via Zoom on the last Tuesday of the month at 2.00, book a space via Eventbrite. https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mendip-area-health-connections-healthy-lifestyle-week-3-exercise-tickets-112641401464
Do you want to get fitter and feel healthier? Do you want to meet others who might be looking at topics such as sleep, exercise, healthy eating, hydration, connecting and relaxation? If so, contact Health Connections Mendip to find out how to join in with this rolling programme. Come along to one or all the sessions. Join whenever you want. Currently in East Mendip and spreading to Central and West soon.
*Updated due to Covid pandemic. Currently running on Zoom on the last Tuesday of the month at 2pm. Meeting ID 878 8591 6695 and Password 2020 https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87885916695?pwd=U1VUQ2Eza3h4Z1F1eXQ4UFpCN2ZXUT09
The monthly peer support group will be an opportunity for you to make friends and meet others who know what you are going through. It will be a place where you can share top tips, set goals and support one another. Each session will have 15 minutes of group education on topics like sleep, relaxation, exercise, connecting and other topics that the group might want. Last Tuesday of the month. 2pm-3:00pm. Frome Medical Practice. You can drop in for just one session or come regularly. No need to book.
Drop in to be weighed at Frome Medical Practice, the scales are opposite the Patient Information Area. A Health Connector will be there on Tuesdays from 2:45pm-3:00pm to weigh people who are interested in weight management. You could also take the opportunity to use the blood pressure monitor at the same time.
*Updated due to Covid pandemic. Currently running but meeting outside, call Health Connections Mendip on 01373 468368*
On Track is a goal setting group service. Come along to these friendly peer led groups where you can join people who are setting goals that might improve their health and wellbeing. Get support and support others, get on track and have a chat over a cup of tea. Please contact us on 01373 468368 for specific dates.
Frome Every other Tuesday, 10.00am to 11.30am – Frome Medical Practice, Enos Way, BA11 1FH
Shepton Mallet Every other Monday, 10.30am to 12.00pm – The Brasserie, 64 High Street, Shepton Mallet
Street Every other Friday, 3.00pm to 4.30pm – Fondo Lounge, 107 High St, Street BA16 0EY
A grass-roots charity in Somerset which aims to re-connect people with the social, health and environmental effects of growing, buying, preparing and eating local food.
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