If you want to stop smoking you can makean appointment to discuss options with your doctor but to have the best chance of successfully quitting you should use the local stop smoking clinic. You can access this for free by calling them on 0300 123 1220 or texting 'Quit' to 87023. Please see their poster below
Tonbridge & Malling Healthy Living Team currently run an 11 week programme called Counterweight and one of the locations used is Snodland Community Centre. It promotes behavioural strategies, which seek to change eating habits, activity levels, sedentary behaviours and thinking processes that contribute to an individual becoming overweight or obese. The programme promotes active weight loss for three to six months, followed by long term weight loss maintenance.It costs just £15 which is fully refunded on completion of the programme. To be eligible for the programme you need a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 28 or more. You can calculate your BMI here.
Click here for more information on enrolling in counterweight and course start dates
A similar program that also includes exercise classes is run at Larkfield leisure centre
A 30 minute health walk departs from the surgery every Thursday at 11.30am. This is a free, group led walk run by dedicated, trained volunteers.
This offers the perfect opportunity to help you get active and meet new people.