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Fermanagh - Your Life in Your Hands
Community Development Health Network
This project intends to build on the success in equipping individuals with mental health problems, who are obese, with the skills necessary to make healthier lifestyle choices.Particpants will work as a group and support each other. A range of sessions were held on health issues of importance to clients (stress, exercise, mental health) through information workshops, training, pharmacy clinics, cooking etc. For the participants involved in the project their confidence has grown and they are able to share their learning with others at the centre. The clients are aware of other services and how to access them. The pharmacist role played a visit to the doctors to help clients get the best out of their appointment. The mental health of those involved has also imporved and has spurred them on to make changes in their overall lifestyle.
Keyword(s): Project prevent obesity in people with mental health problems and enable them to make healthy life choices
Publication Date:
2001
Type: Other
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Language(s): English
Institution: All Ireland Public Health Repository
Publisher(s): Community Development and Health Network
First Indexed: 2018-09-11 07:23:53 Last Updated: 2018-09-11 07:23:53