Good health should be really simple if you’re making the right choices.

A healthy life is all about balance. You can play sport; take time to chill with friends or take long walks. It’s also important to make sure you eat a balanced diet which includes fruit and veg.


Get Active and Be Healthy 

No matter how old you are, Active Sefton offer everything you need, from leisure centres hosting lots of different sports and fitness to street sports and everything in-between. To find out more, visit the Active Sefton webpages


Active Lifestyles 

The Active Lifestyles website is chock-full of information to help you lead a healthy, balanced life. On the website, you can find out about:

MOVE IT, which is very popular with young people age 16 and under who want to eat healthier, exercise more and lose weight. You can take part in MOVE IT at any Active Sefton leisure centre or in your school. 

For those of you too old for MOVE IT, Active Lifestyles also offer Weigh Forward, a 6 week weight management course that you can take part in via groups or online. 

To find out more about these programmes and support available to you, visit the Active Lifestyles website 


Have your say on Health in Sefton 

Healthwatch Sefton is an independent organisation there to help you get the best out of local health and social care services.

Young Healthwatch is for anyone age 14-25 years

It gives you the opportunity to be heard and to help influence local health and social care services.

If you become a member of Young Healthwatch Ambassador, you can:

  • Have a voice and say about health and social care and the issues that affect young people
  • Take part in events and activities
  • Receive training
  • Influencing change locally and nationally by taking part in consultations and taking the lead on consultations with your peers.

Healthwatch Sefton wants volunteers aged 14-25 to help other young people be heard and to influence local health and social care services.

To find out more about Healthwatch Sefton, including how you can be involved, visit their website 


Useful websites

Visit the NHS website for advice and information on a wide range of health services to support young people.

Last Updated on Friday, June 24, 2022

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