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Other health support

Information about other health and support services for people living in Essex.

Stop Smoking Support

The Essex Stop Smoking Service is free and offers up to 8 weeks of nicotine replacement therapy. It includes support from Stop Smoking Advisers, who will work with you. For more information please visit the Essex Wellbeing Service website

Sexual Health Support

The Essex Sexual Health Service is free and confidential. It offers advice and information about contraception, STI testing and treatment. For more information please visit the Essex Sexual Health Service website

Support for Carers

Carers First can advise and support you if you care for someone else. Please visit the Carers First website for more information.

Carers Choices offer a range of services to support family carers. These include respite in the home, day centres and young carers support groups. For more information please visit the Carers Choices website.

Dementia Buddy

a dementia buddy wrist band - blue with a yellow pattern and text saying "tap me with nfc"

The scheme developed by Good Deeds Trust a charity to support people living with Dementia and Alzheimer's in the local community.

The Guardian Angel devices include devices such as dementia wristbands that can help support families and carers with loved ones living with dementia and Alzheimer's in the local community.

Rochford District Council has provided some funding for dementia wristbands for local residents.

If you are worried about a loved one with Alzheimer's or Dementia wandering, and would like a wrist band, you can complete the form below if you are a Rochford resident.