This valuable resource library available to anyone working to promote Health and Wellbeing in Stockton and is located in Redhill Children’s Centre, Redhill Road, Roseworth TS19 9BX

NEW OPENING HOURS: the library is now open Monday - Friday 9.00 - 15.00 (closed for lunch 12.30 to 13.30 daily). Please note: in addition you may collect pre-ordered items and return items via Roseworth Library daily until 16.30 (16.00 on Fridays). For your convenience you may also collect and return items at selected Branch Libraries in Stockton. Please contact the Library on 01642 526933 if you would like to select this option.

For further information please contact: Donna Hetherington on 01642 526933 or Email healthinformation.library@stockton.gov.uk

HAPPY NEW YEAR *EAT, DRINK, MOVE* IN 2018 

 

Featured Resources

Can You Pour A Unit?

Do you know when to say “when"? Hands-on activities help participants judge the appearance of a unit of alcohol for different types of drinks. Users pour liquid into typical beverage glasses and then measure it to see how many units of alcohol they would have consumed. Includes measuring container carafe pint glass wine glass mixer glass tumbler food colouring activity guide and more.

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Dry January

A3 poster asking - Can you stay off the booze for 31 days?

With contact information

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Take time out

To keep your heart healthy, you need to take care of your body and mind. This leaflet looks at the effects of stress on your heart and looks at methods to relax and ’take time out’.

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Reading Well Books on Prescription: Guide for Health Professionals (BOP2)

Reading Well Books on Prescription provides book based support for adults experiencing a variety of conditions. The core list provides evidence-based self-help in the following areas:

  • Anger
  • Anxiety
  • Binge eating
  • Chronic pain
  • Depression
  • Health Anxiety
  • Panic
  • Phobias
  • Relationship problems
  • Self-esteem
  • Sleep problems
  • Stress
  • Worry

This guide explains the scheme to health professionals. Patient leaflets and prescriptions available separately.

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Fat Chance: A closer look at fast food display. Food Replicas.

Ten realistic life sized food replicas. Accompanied by ten corresponding test tubes demonstrating how much fat is in each food portion. Also includes ten food cards with nutritional information and a photocopiable handout.

NOTE: COMES IN TWO SEPARATE CARRY CASES.

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Hidden Sugar Facts Test Tubes

Demonstrates the sugar content of ten common foods including chocolate milk , sports drinks and fruit yogurt.  Helps to raise awareness about sugar consumption.  Includes ten test tubes, display rack and tent card in a nylon carrying case and informative, photocopyable handout. Americanised but gets the message across

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