The Sláintecare Healthy Communities Programme was launched in 2021 to provide increased health and wellbeing services in 19 community areas across Ireland.
An evidenced based process identified local areas in which health and wellbeing risk factors are particularly concentrated and where particular initiatives will be delivered to help promote and improve the overall health and wellbeing of people in those communities.
These initiatives include:
- Stop Smoking Advisor
- QUIT Smoking Services
- Parenting Programmes
- Healthy Food Made Easy
- Social Prescribing
- Making Every Contact Count
The EDI Centre in Longford Town is delighted to be taking part in two of the initiatives:
QUIT smoking services – These will be available through 1-1 support from a dedicated Stop Smoking Advisor and We Can Quit groups. We Can Quit is a friendly and supportive 12-week programme, including Nicotine Replacement Therapy and other stop smoking medication to help people quit smoking and stay quit for good.
If you want to stop smoking, getting the right help can double your chances of success, this HSE Quit Programme, along with our facilitators can help you stop smoking for good..
Healthy Food Made Easy – To support and inform a healthier diet, the Healthy Food Made Easy (HFME) programme will provide their nutrition and cookery course that helps people to change to a healthy diet, plan meals on a budget and make easy to cook meals.
This course is usually run over 6 sessions, each of 2.5 hours duration. The emphasis throughout the course is on group learning and talking rather than formal teaching.
To register your interest or for more information email us at email@example.com
Or use the QR Code to open our We Can Quit registration form