General Health & Wellbeing

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A free, fun, and friendly weekly 5k community event. Walk, jog, run, volunteer or spectate – it's up to you! Register on the parkrun website and head up to Ifield Mill Pond on a Saturday morning to join in!

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Weight Off Workshop

Crawley Wellbeing offers a free 12 week course for anyone aged 16+ and with a BMI of 25 or more. 

The free workshops consist of:

  • 12 weekly 45 minute sessions.
  • Weekly advice and support from a trained advisor.
  • 12 different nutritional topics delivered each week.
  • Weekly exercise sessions.
  • Ongoing support to help you reach your goals.
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Stop Smoking

Want to stop smoking? Crawley Wellbeing offer:

  • Up to 6 weekly one-to-one appointments with a trained wellbeing adviser.
  • Motivational Interviewing to empower you to quit smoking.
  • Support in understanding your behaviour, barriers and triggers.
  • Carbon Monoxide readings using breathalysers.
  • Access to NRT including patches, lozenges and gum.
Couch to 5k

Couch to 5K

The Couch to 5K app has been designed to get you off the couch and running in just 9 weeks. Grab your trainers, download the app and follow the step-by-step instructions.

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Better Health Let's do this

NHS Better Health

Healthy changes start with little changes. Whether you want to lose weight, get active or quit smoking, Better Health is here with lots of free tools and support. You can also find simple ways to lift your mood with Every Mind Matters.



Join gloji and discover the best way to lose weight with their 12-week digital weight loss plan. Use interactive videos, articles, recipes and support to reach your goals.

Living Well Programme

The Living Well Programme is a free self-management course developed for people living with any long-term health condition, such as heart disease, diabetes, asthma, arthritis, multiple sclerosis, depression, back pain, chronic fatigue syndrome etc.

They aim to help you to take more control of your health by learning new skills and techniques to manage your condition better on a daily basis. Amongst other things, the course will explore:

  • How to manage common symptoms such as pain, fatigue, stress, anxiety, isolation, depression, physical limitations, shortness of breath and poor sleep
  • Goal setting and problem solving
  • Healthy eating
  • Physical activity
  • Communication skills
  • Accessing NHS services and working with your Healthcare team
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Positive thinking
  • Managing medications
  • Breathing exercises
  • Apps & online resources
  • Budget management

Not only will the course give you new skills to help you to manage your condition and the emotional changes brought about by your condition, it also provides a great opportunity for you to meet other people who share similar experiences.

Non-urgent advice: Staying Warm and Well in Winter

We've put together some information about how to keep warm and well over the winter period.