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Lifestyle courses Herts 2022

Herts Weight management support


Lifelong Links Triple Offer

Local Support Group Sessions

L&D Breast Cancer Support Group

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Special Educational Needs


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Workshops for parents or carers

St Albans and Harpenden Workshops for parents or carers of children and teenagers providing practical help relevant to the childs learning, wellbeing and development.



Free CDL Carer Courses and Workshops

Alzheimer’s Society Local Support details

Parkinson’s UK Local Support Group - click here for details

Grove House Day Services

Do Something Different!

Do Something Different programmes have been developed with behaviour change experts, health professionals and patients in Hertfordshire. It is designed to give patients a new way to make positive changes to their lifestyle.

How does it work?

Go to: to sign up (it only takes about 10 minutes). There are five programmes to choose:

  • Healthy Weight
  • Happiness
  • Less Stress
  • Healthy Lifestyle
  • Manage Your Diabetes (Type 2)

Each is a six-week programme that runs on a computer, tablet or mobile phone, and delivers small but powerful tasks to help people adopt a healthier lifestyle. Following an online diagnostic, you will begin to receive personally targeted text messages, helping you to take ownership of your personal health plan and to make the lifestyle changes we all know can make such a significant difference to your ongoing health.

Outcomes from the programme include:

  • 26% uplift in stress-management behaviours
  • 16% uplift in emotional well-being behaviours
  • 24% uplift in healthy lifestyle behaviours
  • Average 2.62kg (5.8 lbs) weight loss in six weeks

Referrals & Pathways

Do Something Different programmes are FREE programmes open to all residents of Hertfordshire. The service does NOT require any referral and can be accessed directly through the website can be accessed directly through the website Do Something Different page.

For more info visit:


Children and Young People MIND Helpline


Wellbeing Service

The Wellbeing Service offers psychological help and practical support for people experiencing a wide range of very common mental health problems such as worry, low mood, insomnia and stress. They also provide support for carers and people who are struggling with the reality of living with long term physical health conditions.
Wellbeing Service Overview
Wellbeing Self-referral Form


NHS Hertfordshire

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