About 1 in 6 Essex residents are living with a mental illness – that’s around 150,000 people. A quarter to half of all adult mental illness may be preventable with appropriate interventions in childhood and adolescence. Regular physical activity and exercise can have immediate and long-term impact for your physical and mental benefits.

We want to help encourage Essex residents to improve their wellbeing in June through physical activity and supporting your wellbeing. We want to help enable you to find the right tools and create long lasting healthy habits through wellbeing your way. Science suggest all it takes is 30 days of continuous activity and you can create habits that continue on in your lives and help you lead long healthy lives.

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