Alcohol and Young People
Much is said in the media about alcohol (and other substance use) and its effects on young people – it can be confusing to make the right choices, keep safe but still enjoy yourself, particularly when we may not understand how alcohol affects our judgement, our bodies…. and possibly our future
The team helps to make sure that people with a learning disability in Cornwall and Isles of Scilly get equal access to health services.
Cornwall Healthy Weight
Healthy Weight works with people of all ages throughout Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly to promote healthy eating, physical exercise and weight management. Find events in your area, experience one of our healthy eating and cooking courses for free, join our weight management programme.
This scheme offers the opportunity for volunteers to work alongside NHS projects that support the health of Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly communities. Volunteering offers the opportunity to improve your health and wellbeing, while making new friends along the way.
Healthy Gay Cornwall
Healthy Gay Cornwall provides a range of services and resources to promote good sexual health and general well being for men that have sex with men.
A Healthy School is one that promotes physical and emotional health by providing accessible and relevant information and equipping pupils and staff with the skills and attitudes to make informed decisions about their health.
The aim of the mental health project is to increase awareness of mental ill-health and reduce stigma throughout Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly which will be achieved through the delivery of training and awareness events across Cornwall & lsles of Scilly.
The Sexual Health team provide a range of services and information that promotes good sexual health and reduces unplanned teenage pregnancy in our communities across Cornwalland the Isles of Scilly.
Stop Smoking Service
Our aim is to offer FREE help and support to anyone who wants to stop smoking. Using the friendly help and support of a trained NHS advisor plus medication on prescription you are up to four times more likely to successfully quit smoking.
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The workplace is a setting where many people spend the largest proportion of their time and therefore can play a key role in contributing to the health of their employees and in turn the health of their organisation.
Savvy Kernow quality assures services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly against a rigorous set of quality standards to ensure they are offering a Young Person Friendly service whether they are a GP service, youth provision, school nurse drop-in clinic or specialist mental health service.
It is also a website information hub listing all of the ‘Savvy’ Services in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly while also addressing some of the key issues and concerns that young people face by providing advice and information on a variety of topics.