What is a Helping Yourself to Wellbeing Course?
Helping Yourself to Wellbeing (HY2W) is a 7 week course to help individuals to self-care and improve their health and wellbeing. The course provides participants with the knowledge, skills and tools to improve their confidence and motivation to set realistic goals for making changes to their lifestyle.
The course runs for two hours per week for 7 weeks. To gain the most benefit from the course, attendance at all sessions is highly recommended. The course does not operate on a drop in basis.
This is a friendly, informal and informative course and previous participants have given positive feedback and stated that the course ‘has changed their lives’..
Week 1 Introductory session and discussion around health
Week 2 Behaviour Change – Why it isn’t easy
Week 3 Self-esteem and Confidence
Week 4 Dealing with stress and anxiety
Week 5 Lifestyle Choices – Healthy Eating, Alcohol and Smoking
Week 6 Lifestyle Choices – Physical Activity, Sexual Health and Managing Minor Ailments
Week 7 Dementia Prevention and The Bury Directory
Please see the downloadable case study and the ‘More Information’ PDF documents for an in-depth view as to how the course can improve your life. You could also take the ‘How Are You’ quiz here to start to make positive steps to a healthy lifestyle.
How to book
- Starting Thursday 14th January 2021 10am- 12pm. This will run every Thursday for 7 weeks until Thursday 22nd February 2021
- Starting Monday 18th January 2021 1pm- 3pm. This will run every Monday for 7 weeks until Monday 1st March 2021
Both these courses will be delivered at The Bury Adult Learning Centre, 18 Haymarket St, Bury, BL9 OAQ.
To book onto this course, please either email HY2W@bury.gov.uk, telephone 0161 253 7922 or complete the booking form in the download section of this page.
If you live outside of the Bury borough and would like to attend a HY2W course, please contact for further information.
Time & Dates
Self referral or via partner agency
Must be registered with a Bury GP
The course is available to anyone over the age of 16 living, working or studying in Bury or who is registered with a Bury GP.