ChatHealth - a new text messaging service for young people in Knowsley
Young people, aged 11-19, can access confidential advice, information, and support from school nurses via text - 07312 263254, on a range of health and wellbeing issues including:
Exam stress Exercise
Feelings and emotions Friendships
Healthy eating and lifestyle Mental wellbeing
Nutrition and diet Puberty
Sexual health and wellbeing Sleeping
ChatHealth does not replace face-to-face services, but it does make it easier for a young person to get in touch with a school nurse confidentially and anonymously. It also offers a way to get in touch for those who feel reluctant to talk about difficult or sensitive issues.
How ChatHealth works
ChatHealth is available between 9.00am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday (including school holidays and excluding bank holidays) and accessed by texting
The school nursing team aims to reply to each message within one working day and individuals should get an immediate bounce-back to confirm their text has been received.
Anyone sending a text outside of these hours will receive an automated message with advice on where to get help if they require it urgently. When the service reopens, the sender will then receive a reply to the message.
ChatHealth is confidential, anonymous, and non-judgemental*.
For more information about ChatHealth visit www.wchc.nhs.uk/chathealth
* Unless a young person gives permission, the team will not pass on any information shared - except in extreme circumstances e.g., the health, safety, or welfare of the individual or someone else who is at significant risk
The new term of FREE Mamafit Knowsley courses starts next week and we would like reach as many pregnant women & new mums as possible.
Free exercise & lifestyle courses available
FREE Pregnancy courses are running at:
- Kirkby - The Star Children’s Centre
Starting Wednesday 11th January at 12:15pm: https://members.mamafituk.com/courses/104/info
- Halewood - The Environment Centre
Starting Friday 13th January at 9:30am: https://members.mamafituk.com/courses/105/info
FREE Mother & Baby courses are running at:
- Kirkby - The Star Children’s Centre
Starting Wednesday 11th January at 1:15pm: https://members.mamafituk.com/courses/103/info
- Huyton - The Jubilee Centre
Starting Friday 13th January at 1:15pm: https://members.mamafituk.com/courses/106/info
- FREE Mamafit® Pregnancy: https://mamafituk.com/our-classes/pregnancy/mamafit-pregnancy/
- FREE Mamafit® Mother & Baby: https://mamafituk.com/our-classes/mums/mamafit-mother-baby/
How to book
- Register for FREE on the Mamafit® website here: https://members.mamafituk.com/register
- Once you have registered you can book a FREE exercise & lifestyle course here: https://members.mamafituk.com/courses
- Find your course and click the ‘Find out more’ button
- To complete course booking click ‘Complete Pre Course Questionnaire’ button, complete the form and click ‘Save and confirm booking’ once complete
- Once the form is complete and saved your place will be booked and confirmed by dashboard notification and email.
Questions & support
Visit the Mamafit website: www.MamafitUK.com
Could you please circulate with colleagues and any pregnant women/mums/families you are working with and share on social media (please tag us in any posts)? I have attached some images which you are welcome to use.
Thank you for your help in raising awareness about Mamafit and supporting us to get pregnant women & mums across Knowsley healthy & active.
If you would like any further information, please get in contact.
The Life Rooms
Please click on the photo below to be directed to the Knowsley FACE website
Please go to: www.inourplace.co.uk then apply the access code ‘BETTERTOGETHER’
If you don’t live in Knowsley, but your child atte nds a Knowsley school, then please use the postcode L32 0RQ
If you’re having any problems accessing the course, or for more information please c
ontact Vicky Powell - Victoria.email@example.com - 07825 117 487
Please include your name and contact number, your child’s name, school and class
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