About East Riding Health and Wellbeing

What is the East Riding Health and Wellbeing website?

Are you looking to improve your wellbeing to feel happier and more productive? Do you want to find like-minded people and services that can support your physical health and mental wellbeing? Then this website is for you! East Riding Health and Wellbeing is a directory of local health services and social groups. It has plenty of information on self-care and where to get help, from quitting smoking to mental health, and parent support to being less lonely.

This website has been created by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council Public Health team to support the social prescribing project and make sure everyone has access to reliable wellbeing information and local services. The categories used include be active, take notice, connect, learn and give, taken from the Five Ways to Wellbeing created by Mind.

Disclaimer: Whilst East Riding Public Health and partners work with service providers to try and ensure that the information contained within this website is accurate and up to date, no warranty is given as to the accuracy of the information. The Public Health team and its partners do not accept any responsibility or liability for the information or links to information on websites supplied by providers or the service. The Health and Wellbeing website is an impartial service and does not recommend, support or endorse any services.

Why is wellbeing important?

Being well means taking care of our physical, mental and emotional health. In good health, we feel more energetic, happier and can stay independent and live longer.

What can I search for?

You can use this website to search for three types of support:

Services and support

Services and support are what you access online or via helplines for advice and information, or even treatments.

In this directory you will find dedicated services and large non-profit organisations. Some of these are commissioned for residents in the East Riding of Yorkshire, led by East Riding of Yorkshire Council Teams or are simply acknowledged as established services available in the UK.

There may also be training opportunities and specialised support for community groups and employers.

Information and campaigns

While we are not a source of health information and advice, we do provide some basic information of the main areas of health and wellbeing that we, as East Riding of Yorkshire Council and partners, offer support on and to help you understand the topic in order to find the most suitable service, support or community led group available to you.

We run many specific campaigns, which may be ongoing or limited times, as well, to further support awareness, and acceptance, allowing people to thrive in the East Riding.

Community led groups

Find a variety of local groups and businesses that you can join, visit or take part in.

In this directory, you can look for locally run groups with the intention of social, support, craft, sport and more. These groups are completely community led and/or created. The council have no responsibility or association with these groups. The information is correct at time of print, but due to the nature of community groups, can change at any time. Any queries or complaints should be directed to the group directly.

Also included in the directory is small businesses and sole traders, local parish and town councils, venues and buildings

About East Riding Public Health

The public health team are responsible for improving the health and wellbeing of local residents. The team commission services to help build healthier lifestyles as well as ensure access to mental health and support services to enable people to stay independent for longer. For further information on the team and what they do, visit the Public Health page on eastriding.gov.uk

What is social prescribing?

Social prescribing is about linking residents with local community groups and services that offer support and advice to help them, improving self-care and tackling the social causes of ill health and wellbeing. Following a successful trial in early 2018, social prescribing has been rolled out across all GP Practices in the East Riding.

Visit the social prescribing page

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