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Early Intervention Gets Active with CrossFit Fierce Spirit

The East Cheshire and Vale Royal Early Intervention Team service users have been benefitting from the expert fitness coaching at CrossFit Fierce Spirit, Congleton. This is the third CrossFit exercise programme to improve the physical fitness and wellbeing of our service users we have offered in conjuntion with local CrossFit boxes over the last 12 months. The first two programmes were developed in...

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Allotment Gardening Can Boost Mental Health

Recent research on the BBC News website has shown how gardening can have beneficial effects on ones mental and physcial health. To find out more informtion click here The Chelsea Flower Show in May 2015 also showcased a number of community projects who were promoting the positive influence gardening can have on wellbeing. During 2014 and 2015 one of the assistant practitioners with the East Cheshi...

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Get Fit for 2015 with CW1 Crossfit

A new scheme in East Cheshire invites people with a mental health condition to take part in free personalised fitness sessions. Starting from 8 January 2015, staff from Cheshire and Wirral NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) will support a 12 week project of tailored sessions delivered by CW1 CrossFit in Crewe, in a drive to improve physical and mental well-being. The project has been given the go ahead wi...

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Help to achieve a healthy lifestyle

The Healthy Living Centre in Ellesmere Port has a number of programmes to support people with healthy life styles: the ‘why weight programme’ (www.cwp-whyweight.com) is a free 12 week weight loss programme. people can learn to cook healthy meals on a budget in a 6 week cooking programme. Food is provided and you can take your meals home . a themed cookery class takes place on a monthly...

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Wirral EI Football Team Success

Congratulations to Wirral Early Intervention Service user Football Team for another superb Season in Everton Football Club’s “Imagine your Goals” Football League. In conjunction with the “Time to Change” anti stigma campaign, the programme aims to improve social inclusion and wellbeing for people with mental health problems, as well as tackle mental health stigma and discriminati...

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Healthy Active Lives (HeAL)

The HeAL statement recognises that young people have the right to have a healthy and active life, and that their physical and mental health will be equally valued. This statement can be found at www.iphys.org.au The CWP early intervention in psychosis teams are focusing on achieving regular physical health checks and interventions for young people developing psychosis. The statement sets out targe...

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Relaxation classes

Relaxation Taster Sessions (Free) Learn relaxation techniques including Indian Head massage, Acupressure and Deep Breathing . There are limited spaces and advance booking is required. This takes place at the Chester Healthy Living Centre, Ground Floor, Plas Dinas, Blacon Point Road, Blacon, Chester, CH1 5SN. You can telephone the Blacon Healthy Living Centre on 01244 385035, or visit the website :...

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Exercise for free!

In the West Cheshire team we can discuss with you your physical health needs. If you havent been to a leisure centre for a while and worry about the cost, we can accompany you to the gym and you can use a leisure centre pass that we have available. You will need to speak to your care coordinator first who can then plan when you can go. People also need to attend an induction before starting. The L...

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