Health Awareness Day
June 1, 2017
To celebrate National Health Awareness day on 27th April, KCC played host to several Knowsley organisations and agencies all aiming to make Knowsley a healthier place.
The organisations who attended included National Citizenship Service, giving students the opportunity to get involved in their summer programme, Engage Knowsley who provide drug and alcohol information, advice and one-to-one support and GULP, a campaign which encourages the community to Give Up Loving Pop to improve their health. Knowsley Councils iVan was also available for general health questions and advice, answered professionally and confidentially while our own college gym staff were on hand to provide blood pressure checks, exercise and fitness advice and host bike and rowing competitions.
Students said that it was great to learn about what really goes into their food and drinks and appreciated the opportunity for no pressure advice while visiting organisations spoke of how welcoming staff and students were, with students being particularly forthcoming and eager to get involved.