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Her Iechyd Cymru - Health Challenge Wales

Health and Well Being

On these pages you'll find information and advice on health and well being issues  in the county. Health Challenge Ceredigion is part of Health Challenge Wales.  Use the links below for more information or visit

We aim to promote the health and well being of members of our communities as well as that of visitors to the area.  These pages offer information and advice on a large range of topics and health-related issues that can affect people's everyday lives - including alcohol, smoking and sun safety. 


Cymdogion Cynnes
Your opportunity to help those you care about in your community keep warm, safe and well over the winter months

We all enjoy clean, safe streets, enjoyable attractions and events whether we live, work, study or only visit Ceredigion's Towns.

Alcohol 2
A couple of glasses at home. A few after work ... drink can sneak up on us.

c4l small
Change4Life aims to help families eat well, move more and live longer.

Prove Your Age
This site is for children and young people and provides a range of information.

Health Challenge Ceredigion aims to promote both free and costed health and lifestyle events across the county.

Food & Nutrition – fruit basket
Eating the right foods are all part of a healthy lifestyle.

Health Improvement – stairs
The Health Improvement team are actively involved in a wide range of campaigns and programmes, details of which can be accessed here.

Personal Safety – ladder
We all need to be more aware of personal safety issues and how a healthy lifestyle, social responsibility and good citizenship all play their part.

Physical Activity – dog
Keeping active is important if we want to keep fit and well. This section has information of how active we are in Ceredigion. It also contains links to the county council's Leisure and coast and countryside services.

Sexual Health
This part of the website gives information on the Ceredigion Condom Card scheme and details of clinics and pharmacies that can offer advice.

About a quarter of adults in Ceredigion smoke. Support is available to assist those wanting to quit smoking. These pages also contain information on the law related to banning smoking in public places.

Sun Safety - main
Skin cancer is one of the most common cancers in the UK. Experts say one severe sunburn in a child's first 15 years can double the risk of skin cancer.