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Health and wellbeing

Devon County Council and the NHS work together to improve the health of people in Devon and make sure everyone across the county has equal access to healthcare services.


  • Mental health

    Information and advice to support good mental health.

  • Overcoming loneliness

    Loneliness can happen to anyone at any age – take a look at some of the resources and ideas that are available to help you.

  • Staying well in winter

    There are many innovative ways to keep yourself warm in the winter and support to make it possible.

  • Alcohol and drugs

    If you or someone you know has a problem with alcohol or drugs, there’s a wide range of services that can help.

  • Sexual health

    There are half a million new sexually transmitted infection (STI) diagnoses each year, which means the risk of getting an infection is increasing.

  • Health protection

    Includes food safety, water, air, and environment; disease and injury prevention including transmission of communicable diseases; managing outbreaks and incidents; emergency planning.

  • NHS health checks

    National prevention programme for adults in England.

  • Living with dementia

    Get advice on what to do if you are worried about your own or someone else’s memory.

  • Keeping active

    Find out if you spend too long sitting down each day – and get tips on moving more.

  • Mental health, wellbeing and suicide prevention training

    We are keen to upskill communities by funding evidence-based training that helps to encourage conversation about mental health and wellbeing.

  • Suicide prevention

    Does someone close to you seem really down? Might they be thinking about suicide? Read our guidance to find out what you can do to help them.

  • Eating well

    Find information about shopping for food, preparing food, eating, maintaining a healthy weight and drinking enough fluids.

  • Staying well in summer

    Advice for adults and children on sunscreen and sun safety and especially for those at greater risk.