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Healthy lifestyles: Key messages

It's important to understand the different key messages before you offer someone advice. 

Don't worry...You're not expected to become an expert on healthy lifestyles, but by becoming familiar with a few key messages, you'll feel more comfortable offering brief advice.  If you need to provide more information, you can easily signpost to relevant local and national resources.

The following pages will cover key messages around:

  • Drinking alcohol sensibly
  • Stopping smoking
  • Healthy eating
  • Physical activity
  • Mental health and wellbeing
  • Oral health
  • Sexual health