Better health links

  • Health Organisations, Agencies and Services

    Merimbula Home Nursing Service

    Merimbula Home Nursing Service operates across the SE Region in three regional locations.

    • Merimbula Nursing Service – covering Bega Valley Shire
      33 Beach Street, Merimbula Phone 02 6495 3939
    • Eurobodalla Nursing Service – covering Eurobodalla Shire and South Durras to Cobargo/Bermagui
      Ground Floor, Queen Street Medical Centre, 9 Mirrabooka Avenue, Moruya Phone 02 4474 4499
    • Cooma-Monaro Nursing Service – covering Cooma-Monaro, Snowy River, Bombala Shires
      Werri Nina Community Centre, 227 Sharp Street, Cooma Phone 02 6452 5252
  • ATSI Health

    The Katungal Aboriginal Community Corporation & Medical Service

    • Freecall
      1800 804 201
    • Narooma
      44 762 155

    Your Grand Pacific Health (GPH) Aboriginal Health Teams

    • Eurobodalla
      84 Murray St, Moruya Phone 44 742 783
    • Bega
      89 Carp St Bega Phone 64 923 768
    • Goulburn
      39 Goldsmith St Goulburn Phone 48 270 500
  • Immunisation

    • The Australian Childhood Immunisation Register  
      1800 653 809

    Immunise Australia Program
    This Department of Health site is an excellent online guide to immunisation for parents and carers.

    Save the date phone app
    NSW Health has developed the SAVE THE DATE phone app, it’s an easy, free app for your phone to help you ensure your children are immunised on time.

  • Mental Health Services

    Kids Helpline
    For kids, teens and young adults, parents and carers. Free private and confidential online/phone counselling service.

    R U OK suicide prevention 
    This not-for-profit organisation’s vision is a world where we are all connected and protected from suicide. They aim to encourage and equip us to regularly and meaningfully ask “are you ok?”

    National Youth Mental Health Foundation/Headspace
    Provides a service designed to make it easy as possible for a young person and their family to get the help they need for problems affecting their wellbeing such as mental health and physical health, work and study support, alcohol and other drug services.

    The Black Dog Institute
    Aims to significantly reduce the incidence of mental health and suicide, remove stigma and empower all people. Information for all ages including health professionals.

    The Blue Knot Foundation
    Supporting adults who are survivors of childhood trauma and abuse.

    The Butterfly Foundation
    Online, email and phone support for Australians 14+ living with eating disorders and their family and friends.

    Mental Health in Multicultural Australia
    Provides advice and support for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

  • Mental Health self-help and support online

    SANE
    Helping all Australians affected by mental illness lead a better life.

    Mind health connect
    Find information about mental health resources for all ages that really work.

    MindSpot
    Combines educational and practical exercises with regular contact with a MindSpot therapist – discreet, effective help.

    Reachout
    A leading 14 – 25 mental health and wellbeing website, with fact sheets, stories, forums and apps to help young people understand and manage their mental health.
    Using ReachOut Guides

    Children of Parents with a Mental Illness
    A site for Children of Parents with a Mental Illness (COPMI)stories and information for young people 10–18 whose parents have a mental illness.

    Bite Back 
    An ever-changing space which aims to improve the wellbeing and mental fitness 12–18 year olds

    Happify
    Online positive psychology games website for people 16+
    Happify Guide

    Mental Health online
    Offers self-guided or therapist assistant programs for panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, GAD, OCD, PTSD, depression and insomnia.