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Health and wellbeing

Find out about health services including drugs and alcohol, smoking, diet and exercise and mental health.
How social prescribing can help you improve your health and wellbeing
Find out how social prescribing can help improve health and wellbeing by connecting you to social activities and services in the borough.
Find a health service
How to access GPs, dentists, chemists, opticians and hospitals.​
Your mental health
Are things getting on top of you? Do you need someone to talk to or want somewhere to go for extra help?
Diet and exercise
Adults, children and young people all benefit from being a healthy weight, balancing a mixed diet with different activities, exercise or sports. 
Improving public health in Lewisham
Information about our role in shaping local health services.
NHS Health Checks
If you're aged 40–75, an NHS Health Check will improve your chances of having a healthier and longer life.
Quit smoking
Find out how you can get help to quit smoking.
Dementia
Find out where you can get information if you're worried about dementia.
Health screenings and immunisation
Some conditions have specific screening tests to encourage early detection and treatment.
Parenting
Parenting is one of the most important aspects of life. We can help with advice about what you need to consider when thinking of having a baby and as your children grow.
Drugs and alcohol
Useful information about the advice, help and treatment available in the borough for drug and alcohol users and the families and carers of drug and alcohol users.
Your sexual health
Four clinics across the borough provide contraception, reproductive and sexual health services for men and women of all ages, including young people under 16.
Community health activities
Find out about a range of activities to help you lose weight, improve fitness and change your lifestyle.
Keeping older people safe and independent (SAIL Connections)
​Vulnerable people aged 60+ can get connected with local services that will help them maintain their independence, safety and wellbeing.

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