Author: Orla Madden

Mental Health Services in Kirklees

Having good mental health is key to living a balanced and happy life and contributes to better physical health. Good mental health support is crucial for everyone no matter what stage. If you are experiencing mental health problems or need urgent help, there are many resources available and there is plenty of support within your reach. Here are many mental health […]

World Diabetes Day 2023- 14th November

More information please visit: Diabetes communication resources :: West Yorkshire Health & Care Partnership ( 

Help us to create a smokefree generation and tackle youth vaping

Please help to support a smokefree generation and support the health and wellbeing of our children and young people by completing the below national consultation. This consultation looks at the proposals to make it illegal for anyone born on or after 1 January 2009 to ever be sold tobacco products at any point in their lives.  It also includes proposals to […]

Healthy Start-Thriving Kirklees

A healthy diet during pregnancy is important for both the mother and the development and growth of the unborn baby. Good nutrition during pregnancy and in early childhood helps prepare for healthy adulthood and can reduce the risk of obesity, heart disease and some cancers. If you’re more than 10 weeks pregnant or have a child under 4, you may be […]

Stoptober 2023

‘WHEN YOU STOP SMOKING, GOOD THINGS START TO HAPPEN’ Stoptober is back, calling on smokers in England to join the 2.5 million others who have made a quit attempt with the campaign since it first launched. Over 5 million adults in England still smoke, and it remains the biggest behavioural cause of preventable illness and death, with 64,000 deaths a year. […]

Get Some Balance Into Your Life

Balance – The ability to maintain posture if your centre of gravity is perturbed.  Balance is not a magic skill that you either have or don`t have. Rather it is a changeable state to the capacity your body has as it interacts with the physical world around it. Your mood, energy levels, clothing, footwear and the environment will all influence your […]

Join the Auntie Pam’s Team and Become a Volunteer

Becoming a Volunteer Join the Auntie Pam’s Team and become a volunteer. If you think you would like to volunteer at Auntie Pam’s in Dewsbury or Huddersfield, or would like more information call 01484 414775 to speak to one of the team or email and ask for an application form. You can also download a form. You don’t need any […]

Queer As Smoke Survey

This week,  a campaign to support LGBTQ+ smokers, Queer as Smoke Queer as Smoke | The Brunswick Centre is launched by local charity the Brunswick Centre as part of its work to raise awareness among the community and service providers. The campaign will be visible across social media with targeted work at local LGBTQ+ Pride events. Smokefree is for everyone LGBTQ+ […]


Diabetes is a condition that causes a person’s blood sugar level to become too high. It can happen when your body does not produce enough insulin or the insulin it produces isn’t effective. Or, when your body cannot produce any insulin at all. Diabetes is a complicated condition and there are many different types of diabetes. The main types are Type […]

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