Public Health news: a better u

December 2022

a better u

Change4Life South Tyneside has now become 'a better u', it's still the place to find information and advice about self-care to help you look after your health and wellbeing - just with a brand new look!

Our health and wellbeing is affected by everything around us. It's not just about keeping our bodies fit and healthy, but our minds too.

We want South Tyneside residents:

  • to feel healthier and happier
  • to be able to look after their physical and mental health and wellbeing
  • to take the best care of themselves and others, as easily as possible

a better u is all about making self-care easy.

If it affects any part of your health or wellbeing, we want you to have the right tools to support your self-care. 

If you need a helping hand, a better u will be there to point you in the right direction.  We can help with trusted advice and jargon free information to help you find out what's available in your local community.

From pregnancy to childhood and throughout adulthood, a better u is there every step of the way.

Whether it's staying active, eating well, managing a health condition, learning a new skill, meeting new people or making lifestyle changes, a better u can help you get there.

We want to help you shine as a better u!

Would you like to help your friends, family, colleagues or community to become a better u?

Can you share key advice and information to help people to improve their health, wellbeing and happiness?

We'd love you to join our champions team and help to improve the health and wellbeing of South Tyneside.

The a better u Health and Wellbeing Community Champions are a group of volunteers who live or work in South Tyneside. They help others stay up-to-date with the latest health and wellbeing advice. They talk to people about the help and support that is available to them in South Tyneside and how to find it. They do this by sharing information with family, friends and colleagues. They also attend events to help share information to community groups and members of the public.

Find out more about a better u and how to become a better u health and wellbeing champion at a better u.