Well Connected Programme

Well Connected is Lanarkshire's social prescribing programme. Well Connected makes it easy for people to take part in and benefit from activities and services that we know can improve well-being.

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What is Well Connected?

Well Connected is Lanarkshire's social prescribing programme. Well Connected makes it easy for people to take part in and benefit from activities and services that we know can improve well-being. There are eight Well Connected areas:

  • Physical Activity and Leisure (including outdoors)
  • Volunteering 
  • Employment
  • Arts, Creativity and Culture
  • Welfare and Benefit Advice
  • Life Long Learning/ Training
  • Healthy Reading
  • Stress Control Classes

Who is Well Connected For?

Well-being is about how we think and feel such as being confident, enjoying life, being able to cope with life’s challenges. Many factors affect our well-being; housing, jobs, schools, relationships, where we live and money worries. At times, we can all feel stressed, low in mood or worried. We may also have experiences that are difficult to cope with. Sometimes we don’t feel good in ourselves and we don’t know why. Well Connected is for people who may be experiencing symptoms of stress and low mood, but it is also for people who want to feel better in themselves and in their life. As part of the Well Connected programme, staff working in the 8 areas have all participated in mental health and well-being awareness training.

What are the Benefits of Well Connected?

Well Connected type programmes have shown to help people by:

  • Improving self confidence and self esteem
  • Reducing low mood
  • Reducing feelings of stress
  • Helping people deal with the problems that are causing low wellbeing such as money worries, loneliness and unemployment
  • Helping people develop positive ways of coping with the challenges of life
  • Increasing opportunities for social contact
  • Learning new and useful skills
  • Improving community spirit
  • Increasing the number of people using arts, leisure, education, volunteering, sporting and other activities
Occupational Therapy Community Clinics

Occupational Therapy Community Clinics

Community Clinics are a mental health Occupational Therapy initiative which connects you with local services and activities that may help you to improve your mental health and well-being.

Well Connected available in other languages

To help, Well Connected booklet's have been created in other languages.

Well Connected Booklet North - Urdu

Well Connected Booklet North - Urdu

Well Connected booklet for North Lanarkshire - Urdu. Will give you details about the Well Connected Programme, the areas of support available and how to access it.

Well Connected Booklet South - Urdu

Well Connected Booklet South - Urdu

Well Connected booklet for South Lanarkshire - Urdu. Will give you details about the Well Connected Programme, the areas of support available and how to access it.

Well Connected Booklet North - Polish

Well Connected Booklet North - Polish

Well Connected booklet for North Lanarkshire - Polish. Will give you details about the Well Connected Programme, the areas of support available and how to access it.

Well Connected Booklet South - Polish

Well Connected Booklet South - Polish

Well Connected booklet for South Lanarkshire - Polish. Will give you details about the Well Connected Programme, the areas of support available and how to access it.

Contact Information

Well-informed: 0800 073 0918