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Welcome to Wellbeing info Directory

Looking to improve your own health and wellbeing, or wanting to help a friend, colleague or a family member? But don’t know where to start ….. Then this is the site for you

Need a resource to help you help the people you work with… We can help with that too.

  • We can help you to find local support services in the Sunderland and South Tyneside areas
  • We can give you information about specific health issues and how to look after yourself
  • We have links to other useful websites and national helplines
  • We can help you get out and about have a look at Things to do

And much more! Have a look and do tell us what you think.

We appreciate your feedback about the site and you can send any comments or suggestions to: or call Washington Mind on 0191 417 8043.

To add your service, training or volunteering opportunities to the site click here!

What is wellbeing??

Wellbeing has been defined as: “A dynamic state, in which the individual is able to develop their potential, work productively and creatively, build strong and positive relationships with others, and contribute to their community. It is enhanced when an individual is able to fulfil their personal and social goals and achieve a sense of purpose in society.”

Highlight of the Month

May is National Walking Month!

This campaign aims to spread the word about the the benefits of walking and to help to get everyone walking, no matter what their level of fitness is. Walking is one of the easiest ways to be more active, become healthier and lose weight, it’s also simple and free! Click here to visit out Things to Do section to find out what is going on in your area!

The Wellbeing Info


of the month

Active Sunderland Wellness Walking Programme

The Sunderland Wellness Walking Programme offers a series of short, FREE, weekly walks that take place at various locations across the City of Sunderland. The walks are accredited by the National Walking for Health Programme and last between 30 and 90 minutes. The walks take in the varied landscape of Sunderland, ranging from the coast and woodlands to local parks and urban areas. They are an excellent way to get out in the fresh air, meet new people and improve your mental and physical wellbeing.

Walks are delivered by friendly, qualified Volunteer Walk Leaders who tailor the walks to be suitable for all ages, fitness levels and abilities. It is advisable to dress for the weather and wear comfortable supportive footwear. The programme also offers Nordic Walks and Mums on the Move Walks! Click here for a flyer on current walks available in the Sunderland area, or click here for more information on the service and who to get in touch with!

If you would like to nominate a service to feature as the Wellbeing Info service of the month click here to contact us.