Living Well Sefton now has a new series of dates for its free Make Every Contact Count (MECC) training.
Backed by Public Health England, the training aims to maximise the opportunities front line workers have to increase the number of healthy chats in Sefton.
The training provides advice and support for behaviour change so that people can have better wellbeing and live longer, healthier lives.
It’s a strategy developed by NHS Health Education England and is described as: “Making changes such as stopping smoking, improving diet, increasing physical activity, losing weight and reducing alcohol consumption can help people to reduce their risk of poor health significantly.
“Making every contact count (MECC) is an approach to behaviour change that utilises the millions of day-to-day interactions that organisations and people have with other people to encourage changes in behaviour that have a positive effect on the health and wellbeing of individuals, communities and populations.”
Living Well Sefton has being delivering MECC in Sefton since January 2017 and trained around 1,200 people to a minimum of Level 1.
There has been a wide range of people taking part and from a variety of roles including Department of Works and Pensions work coaches, volunteers, chief executives, council staff, small community organisations and elected members.
Why not join them in making a difference to those you come across on a daily basis through work and also outside of work?
For a full list of dates and venues, as well as to book on, visit the Living Well Sefton page on Eventbrite.
Book on via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/living-well-sefton-12746166948