Live It Well – Six Ways to Wellbeing

Welcome to Live It Well. Live It Well is a website that is designed to  promote better wellbeing and mental health for all of the residents in Kent and Medway, and to help people connect with support in their local communities.

Kent Mental Health Festival 2016

Kent Mental Health Festival 2016The first Kent Mental Health Festival 2016 is happening on the 11 October at the Leas Cliff Hall and Channel Suite in Folkestone. The festival will celebrate mental health and wellbeing and promote the help and support that is available across Kent.  The festival will be open to everyone with stalls and entertainment happening throughout the day. There will be two festival events one in the daytime between 11am – 4pm this event will have stalls, workshops and talks as well as entertainment and then in the evening from 6pm onwards there is concert happening. To see the line up for the evening concert and for information on how to buy tickets go to: www.liveitwell.org.uk/local-news/east-kent-mental-health-festival-evening-events

If you want to get involved and be part of the Kent Mental Health festival in any way that you can, and if you have any additional ideas or skills that you could offer to this celebration of mental health and wellbeing please email the organisers at: kentmentalhealthfestival@sanctuary-housing.co.uk.

If you want to book a stall at the Kent Mental Health Festival, please complete the booking form and return it to kentmentalhealthfestival@sanctuary-housing.co.uk. All proceeds will be donated to support Mental Health Crisis Cafes.


We are also promoting the Six Ways to Wellbeing campaign, the Six Ways to Wellbeing are easy and simple things that can help improve your wellbeing. So why don’t you take up the Six Ways to Wellbeing? The Six Ways to Wellbeing are small changes you can make to your life which can make a big difference. The Six Ways to Wellbeing – connect, give, take notice, keep learning, be active and care for the planet – can lift your mood and help you to cope with life gets stressful.   Go to the Six Ways to Wellbeing and see how people in Kent are doing simple, enjoyable things that make a big difference to how they feel.

Six Ways to Wellbeing

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Remember if you have any suggestions or ideas for the Live It Well website, if you want to publicise a wellbeing event or have any news or stories of experiences you want to share we always want to hear from you contact us by clicking here. Let us know your ideas and suggestions for the future or anything else you would like to see on the site by clicking here.

Above we have listed some key areas that might be of interest but if you want to find something specific and don’t quite know where to find it contact us and we will do our best to help you.

The Wheel to Wellbeing video was created and produced by SLaM as part of their Wheel to Wellbeing project.

Live It Well is promoting better wellbeing for Kent and Medway and the Six Ways to Wellbeing. Get better mental health and improve your wellbeing with Live It Well. Live It Well has been designed as an online tool for better mental health for all.

The Wheel logo is (c) SLaM and this video was created and produced by SLaM www.slam.nhs.uk.

September 2016