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Warrington residents encouraged to ‘stay well’

Warrington Wellbeing, World Mental Health Day Published: Wednesday, 27th September 2017

Warrington Borough Council is marking World Mental Health Day with a special event, promoting the range of health and wellbeing services available in the borough.

The Health and Wellbeing event takes place on 10 October at The Gateway, Warrington town centre.

Organised by the Warrington Wellbeing Partnership steering group to promote the recently launched Warrington Wellbeing service, the event will give local people the opportunity to find out more about health and wellbeing services in the town and receive expert advice on how to stay well.

There will be a number of stalls for people to visit, along with taster sessions to help people discover more.

Warrington Borough Council’s executive board member for public health and wellbeing, Cllr Maureen McLaughlin, said: “There are so many health and wellbeing services available in Warrington - and it’s important that local people are aware of these, so they can get the support they need, when they need it.

“World Mental Health Day is the perfect time for us to showcase all of the fantastic work that goes on to support people in the borough. This special event will be a great opportunity for local people to pop along, have a chat with providers and get a range of information and advice about how to get well and stay well.”

Warrington’s Health and Wellbeing event takes place on Tuesday, 10 October, from 1pm – 6pm at The Gateway, 85-101 Sankey Street, WA1 1SR.

Organisations confirmed so far for the event include: Warrington Wellbeing; Health Watch; Home Start; Lifetime; Citizens Advice Bureau; Warrington Disability Partnership; Warrington Community Living; Carers Trust; John Holt Cancer Support; Alzheimer’s Society; the Mental Health Outreach Team; Wired Carers; Warrington Home Improvement Agency and LiveWire.