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    • SEPTEMBER 17, 2018
    New free mental health service for children

    New free mental health service for children

    Connect for Kids is a new home-based mental health service for children, delivered at no cost to parents or carers  by Psychologists via video link (Telecare). Royal Far West use their expertise in Telecare to connect children outside of major cities with health specialists. There is no fee for the children who access the service.  Click here for more details..

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    • JULY 25, 2018
    SE Arts presents free performances of the health play Six Degrees of Diabetes

    SE Arts presents free performances of the health play Six Degrees of Diabetes

    You are invited to attend SIX DEGREES OF DIABETES the health play presentation – an alternative to health care education and promotion.

    South East Arts and Footprint Theatre in association with Bay Street Productions present

    Six Degrees of Diabetes by Alan Hopgood
    Directed by Lis Shelley

    Performances are on 1 August at Merimbula and Bega and 3 August at Moruya…

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    • JUNE 17, 2018

    headtohealth.gov.au – quick access to trusted mental health resources

    Looking for mental health info and support? The new government site Head to Health can help you find free and low-cost, trusted online and phone mental health resources. This new site is a collaboration between the community, the mental health sector and the Commonwealth Department of Health. Visit http://www.headtohealth.gov.au

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    • APRIL 21, 2018
    More influenza information from the experts

    More influenza information from the experts

    What’s new about the 2018 flu vaccines and who should get one? The flu shot is free for at risk groups and available to others for around $10 – $15. For most of us, influenza (the flu) is a mild illness, causing fever, chills, a cough, sore throat and body aches, that lasts several days. But some people – especially the elderly, young children and those with chronic diseases – are at risk of serious and potentially deadly complications.

    While not perfect, the seasonal influenza vaccine is the best way to protect against influenza viruses. It’s free for at-risk groups, and available to others for around A$10A$25 (plus a consultation fee if your GP doesn’t bulk bill). In some states people can also get influenza vaccines from pharmacies.

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