Mental health

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week 2024 will take place from 13th to the 19th May, with the theme of “Movement: Moving more for our mental health.

Stay Warm and Well this Winter

Are you winter-ready?  Check you have everything you need to look after your health to prevent common winter illnesses from developing into more serious health issues.

Talking About Cancer Together

Kate Liddiard, CAN’s new Talking About Cancer Together Project Officer, will be connecting with a wide range of voluntary organisations, community groups and other stakeholders across Norfolk to increase confidence in talking about cancer and awareness of the wide range of support available.   

Overcoming Life's Challenges

For most of us wellbeing is about feeling good about ourselves, getting the most out of our lives and feeling connected to other people. 

For many, this does not come without its challenges and for some, there are hurdles to overcome. As a whole, we are survivors. We somehow manage to prosper in spite of opposition, hardship, and setbacks but for those who need help, there is a network of people who can lead you on your path to recovery.

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Mental Health Matters

For many of us wellbeing is about feeling good about ourselves, getting the most out of our lives and feeling connected to other people.

Sadly, the pressure we put on ourselves to achieve this can often result in us feeling unable to cope when things get tough and as a result, our physical health can also suffer.

Feeling lonely - you are not alone, the extent of Social Isolation in Norfolk

The effects of social isolation and loneliness can be bad for your health.

Loneliness Week 2022

Monday 13th June - Friday 17th June is National Loneliness Week as organised by The Marmalade Trust.

NHS Complaints Advocacy – resolving concerns about medical treatment

The NHS deals with around 1 million patients every 36 hours and, very occasionally and rarely, something goes wrong and needs resolving.

Resources: Norfolk Healthy Living Support

Norfolk County Council’s Public Health Department fund range of healthy lifestyle services for adults that are available free of charge to Norfolk residents (or those with a Norfolk GP) who meet the eligibility criteria.

CANConnect - Combating social isolation and loneliness in Breckland and North Norfolk

CAN is working in partnership with Future Projects in combating social isolation in the Breckland and North Norfolk districts of the county.  We'd be grateful if those reading this and living or working in Breckland or North Norfolk could share this information - especially to anyone you know who may be interested in volunteering. Thank you.


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