The Epping Forest Health and Wellbeing Strategy is launched this week.
Covering the whole district it brings together key partners and stake holders to work towards agreed priorities and objectives to benefit residents.
The 4-year plan for 2022 to 2026 aims to improve health and wellbeing involves statutory partners such as Essex County Council, the NHS and Epping Forest District Council.
Commissioned service providers, for example Essex Partnership University Trust (EPUT), HCRG Care Group, and third sector organisations such as Citizens Advice are also involved.
5 strategic priorities have been identified:
- Improving mental health and wellbeing
- Reducing loneliness and social isolation
- Increasing physical activity
- Supporting residents in relation to the rising cost of living
- Tackling alcohol and substance misuse issues
Read the strategy
Improve health and wellbeing
Councillor Aniket Patel, Chair of the Epping Forest Health & Wellbeing Board said:
Our refreshed Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2022-2026 sets out the vision and priorities of the multi-agency Epping Forest Health & Wellbeing Board to improve the health and wellbeing of everyone living in the Epping Forest district.
Working directly with local communities we want all our residents to achieve their full potential – to flourish and live happy, fulfilled, healthy lives.
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