The Better Health Channel (BHC) provides health and medical information that is quality assured, reliable, up to date, easy to understand, regularly reviewed and locally relevant.
Information on the Better Health Channel is provided to help people stay healthy or understand and manage their health and medical conditions. It does not replace care provided by medical practitioners and other qualified health professionals.
Reliable, up-to-date information is crucial today - particularly when it comes to health matters. Australians are increasingly turning to the internet as a source of health information. While the internet provides a vast amount of useful information, it can sometimes be hard to determine its quality.
Kids Helpline is a free, 24 hour counselling service for young people aged 5-25 years. Counselling is offered by phone, email and over the web. Counsellors respond to more than 6,000 calls each week about issues ranging from relationship breakdowns and bullying, to sexual abuse, homelessness, suicidal thoughts, and drug and alcohol use.
Phone 1800 551 800 (Australia only)
Recovery Connection was conceived as a way to provide people with help in finding detox and addiction treatment. Addiction is a huge problem in our society and yet the resources needed to combat and treat addiction are not readily available in one spot. This website was created by caring individuals who understand the dramatic reality of the disease of addiction and the difficulty in finding quality detox and treatment programs (US site).
Most Australians have some experience with anxiety and depression, whether it is personal or via family, friends or work colleagues. beyondblue's work is aimed at achieving an Australian community that understands depression and anxiety, empowering all Australians, at any life-stage, to seek help. beyondblue raises awareness, reduces stigma and ensures people have access to the information they need to ensure recovery, management and resilience.
The Living Is For Everyone (LIFE) is a world-class suicide and self-harm prevention resource. Dedicated to providing the best available evidence and resources to guide activities aimed at reducing the rate at which people take their lives in Australia, this site is designed for people across the community who are involved in suicide and self-harm prevention activities.
Eating Disorders Victoria (EDV) provides a comprehensive support and information service on all aspects of eating disorders. EDV incorporates a unique approach to the provision of non-clinical support services through a blend of qualified professionals, employees and volunteers.
Find out the facts about eating disorders, including what they are, who's affected by them and what to do if you need help and support.
Phone 1800 022 222 (Australia only)
Recovery Connection is dedicated to helping those suffering from drug and alcohol addiction as well as family and friends seeking to understand the issues relating to addiction. If you or someone you know is suffering from addiction and you have questions, we can help (US site).
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