Provide Essex Wellbeing Service offer information on a range of services designed to promote health and wellbeing to residents in mid Essex. There are a range of services for adults and young people to help you better manage your weight and to suit your needs. The programmes are free and you can refer yourself.
My Weight Matters
My Weight Matters is a 1:1 weight management programme which takes place weekly in convenient community locations across mid Essex. The programme is available free to people registered with a local NHS GP Practice and suitable for people who prefer an approach tailored to the individual. Longer term support is also available , giving you the option to attend for weigh-in and motivational support.
More information is available via: Essex Wellbeing Service
The programme lasts for 12 weeks after this you can continue to drop in and share your progress towards a healthier lifestyle until you reach your target weight loss.
C.H.I.M.P.S (Child Health Improvement Sessions) is a free, informative and supporting programme for children at primary school and their families. C.H.I.M.P.S caters for children above a healthy BMI for their age.
For older children there is D.E.A.L (Diet Exercise and Lifestyle). This is a free, informative and supportive programme for children at secondary school and their families.
Both programmes cater for children who are above the healthy BMI for their age.
Please note: All Tier 2 weight management services are funded by Essex County Council (opens in new window).