With the people around you. With family, friends, colleagues and neighbours. At home, work, school or in your local community. Think of these as the cornerstones of your life and invest time in developing them. Building these connections will support and enrich you every day.

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Film written and produced by Digital Media & Film students from City College Brighton & Hove.

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It’s local, actually

Looking for something to do or get involved with in your area? Use It's Local, Actually to find an activity perfect for you. You can search by type of activity or by using your postcode to find something near to you.

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Community Works

Community Works’ directory lists details of the wide range of services and activities provided by 380 member organisations, all of which are community-led groups or organisations. You can search the directory by area, type of service, client group or by name.

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5 ways connect

Right Here

Right Here Brighton & Hove is a project led by young people aged 16 – 25, designed to promote the mental & emotional wellbeing of young people in this age group in our city, through information, resources and activities.

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Where to go for

An online database of over 100 Brighton & Hove support services for young people aged 13-25 years, including services for mental health; information, advice, counselling and support; specialist services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender young people, and Black & Minority Ethnic young people; and many more.

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Try this app

Five ways to wellbeing Live life to the full with this easy to use Five Ways to Wellbeing app. It offers a practical way to help you feel good and function well in the world.

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