About Making Every Contact Count

Making Every Contact Count (MECC) is about making the most of everyday conversations to help people. MECC is an effective and evidence-based behaviour change technique.

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Did you know that in Warwickshire...

  • 1 in 4 people have drinking patterns that could be harmful
  • 1 in 4 adults are physically inactive
  • 1 in 8 adults are smokers
  • An estimated 46,000 people aged 16-74 have a common mental health problem
  • In 2013, 10.9% of households were considered fuel poor
  • According to the 2015-16 Child Poverty Strategy, 14% of all children are living in poverty
  • 11% of the population are unpaid carers
  • 1 in 6 adults have financial worries