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Health and wellbeing

You might be interested in the following health and wellbeing information

Alliance Psychological Services

Provides psychological therapy services in Teesside and the North East for children, young people, adults and in the workplace.

Arch North East

A free and confidential rape and sexual abuse counselling service available to men and women over the age of 14.

A Way Out

A Way Out bringing hope, freedom and wholeness to at risk women and young people.


Bridges provides a holistic service for carers, children, parents and all affected by substance misuse and alcohol issues.

Eastern Ravens Trust

Eastern Ravens Trust is a local registered charity, which supports children, young people and families from the Stockton area.

Focus on Vision

Focus on Vision helps visually impaired people through the provision of comprehensive advice and support services.

Handyperson Service

A small household repair and home safety service for older and disabled people in Stockton on Tees.

Healthwatch Stockton on Tees

Stockton Health watch includes information on how to find local health & social care services and advises what to do if you are unhappy with your care.

Stockton Service Navigation Project

This project supports anyone aged 16+ with common mental health problems or long term health conditions such as diabetes, supporting them to access services.

Teesside Positive Action

Teesside Positive Action provides a wide range of services to the public with the aim of reducing prejudice which surrounds HIV and AIDS.

Information last updated 17 August 2015

National information

Carers UK

If you would in any way describe yourself as a Carer, this website is full of useful Help and Advice . By clicking on the Help & Advice tab, you will find some very useful links such as Quick guide to caring and Finding help where you live. See also the 5 essentials for carers information.

Disabled Living Foundation

The Your health section of the Disabled Living Foundation’s AskSARA online information service gives you advice about ideas and aids for coping with a range of physical and mental conditions.

Health and wellbeing

Information on how to look after your health and fitness as you get older from Age UK.

Living life to the full

You can get immediate advice on improving life skills for improved mental health (the front page even has a Panic Button!) or sign up for an 8-part course. It’s all free.

NHS Choices

This website is the main route to information and services from the NHS. In the Health A-Z section, you will find immediate links with buttons to a comprehensive health encyclopaedia and to Medicines information. You can also use the NHS Direct symptom checker to get information to help you decide if medical attention is required. In the Health Services near you section, you can easily search for local GPs, hospitals, dentists and other services, using place name or postcode.

Patient UK

On this site you will find a Wellbeing section, where you can get the most recent updates on helping you enjoy a healthy lifestyle. A-Zs for Conditions and Medicines. Videos and discussion forums are also available.