Healthy Lifestyle

It's more important than ever that we find the time to look after our health and wellbeing. Below are a variety of healthy lifestyle advice, tips and online courses you can enrol yourself onto to learn more and help keep you and your family healthy & well.

Eating Well

Oviva and Slimming World  

Kickstart healthy habits today by joining a free 12-week weight management  programme run by Oviva, in partnership with Slimming World. Togther they now providing Hertfordshire’s new adult weight management service. This will include group sessions in your community which will be delivered by Slimming World and a remote digital programme provided by Oviva.

Oviva and Slimming World

Better Health 

What you eat, and how much, is so important for your health and your waistline. Follow these easy ways to eat better every day from Better Health , including support with getting the right food balance, smart sugar swaps, tasty home cooked recipes and more. You can also download the free Easy Meals app which is a great way to eat foods that are healthier for you. 

Better Health Website

British Heart Foundation

Trying to keep an eye on your weight? Get expert advice on how to achieve weight loss that lasts from the British Heart Foundation including how to avoid winter weight gain, quick & easy healthy snack ideas, perfect portion sizes and more.

British Heart Foundation Website

BeeZee Bodies

BeeZee Bodies run award-winning healthy lifestyles programmes for families to learn about nutrition and exercise. Their courses are FREE for eligible children in Hertfordshire. Check out their website for loads of great resources on making healthy habits together as a family.

BeeZee Bodies Website


Make a change today with Change4Life! Discover sugar swaps, healthy recipes, nutritional advice, top tips and activities to help your kids stay healthy.

Change4Life Website

BBC Food

Find some recipe inspiration with BBC Food. Including healthy recipes on a budget, 5 ingredient pasta dishes, easy traybake dinners, healthy Christmas recipes and more! With over 13,000 recipes you're sure to find the perfect dish.

BBC Food Website

Lifestyle Choices

Stop Smoking

It's never too late to quit, stopping smoking is one of the best things you'll ever do for your health. For more information including free personal quit plans, how to download the Smokefree app, quitting tips, phone and email support visit the Better Health website today.
Call the free National Smokefree Helpline on 0300 123 1044.

Better Health Website

Resolve: Recovery Drug & Alcohol Service

Resolve’s new structured day programmes includes group therapy sessions across the week using Zoom, face-to-face group sessions (socially distanced and with all Covid-19 safety measures in place), and telephone counselling & support as required. For more information or to book please call 01462 684978 or email [email protected]

Resolve Website

Alcohol Health Alliance UK

To support those in recovery at this difficult time, The Alcohol Health Alliance has put together a list of online resources which may be useful. All of us are unique and need support in different ways. You may find some resources more useful than others.

Alcohol Health Alliance Website

Drugs and Alcohol Recovery Services

Change Grow Live are a national health and social care charity. They can help you with challenges including drugs and alcohol, stop smoking advice, housing, justice, health and wellbeing and more. Find the support you are looking for and speak to the recovery workers who are currently offering support over the phone.

Change Grow Live Website


Are gambling problems affecting you, or those close to you? GamCare is the leading national provider of free information, advice and support for anyone affected by problem gambling. The expert service provides confidential and non-judgemental support for men and women including a free, 24 hour, 7 days a week helpline, live chats, group chats, forums and more. Call 0808 8020 133 today.

GamCare Website

 Mywellness App Offer

Stay motivated in lockdown with 2 MONTHS FREE on the SLL Mywellness App and get a wide range of OnDemand and live classes in your home!

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Online Courses

New Leaf Wellbeing College: Online Courses

New Leaf Wellbeing College are currently offering a wide range of free, online educational courses which give you the skills and knowledge to help you better manage your wellbeing. Courses include understanding stress, mindfulness, healthy living, building opportunities and more! Courses are free of charge to all Hertfordshire residents aged 18 and over.

New Leaf Wellbeing College Website

Families in Focus

Families in Focus award-winning parenting courses provide courses that support parents and carers to bring harmony, balance and enjoyment to family life. They are now taking bookings for January and February 2021 (sessions will be run online via zoom). Free courses are now available across Hertfordshire.

Families in Focus website

Mind in Mid Herts

As an experienced provider of mental health services, Mind deliver a wide range of training programs focused on mental health and wellbeing. Courses and workshops include mental health awareness, learning to relax, feeling well, building courage and more. As a result of the pandemic, courses and workshops are currently being delivered online via zoom.

Mind in Mid Herts website