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Mental Health Support

Mental Health Support The journey of pregnancy and beyond can bring feelings of worry, sadness, distress and anger, especially if you are experiencing fertility problems, or are impacted by stillbirths or miscarriages. Depression and anxiety can happen at any time and there is support available to help you. Counselling Having fertility problems and receiving fertility …

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LGBTQIA+ Health In Australia, up to 11 in 100 people may have a diverse sexual orientation, sex or gender identity. Many LGBTQIA+ people in Australia live healthy, happy and fulfilling lives. However, non-heterosexual people face up to twice as much abuse or violence than heterosexual people, and LGBTIQ+ people have an increased risk of depression …

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Healthy Ageing

Healthy Ageing Getting older brings many changes – some we can control, some we cannot. But it’s important to know that chronic disease doesn’t have to be part of getting older. Staying active, healthy and socially connected into older age are among the best things you can do to help prevent conditions such as cardiovascular …

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Support and Services

Gender Based Violence Support There are many formal and informal ways to seek help and get support if you or someone you know has experienced violence.  This can include family and friends, professionals such as counsellors, support workers, and your doctor, and helplines or online chats. Below is a list of Queensland support services for …

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Resources & Further Information A compilation of some important resources. We have more comprehensive and specific resources on our pages. Advocating for Yourself Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights Understanding my Healthcare Rights Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) Sexual and Reproductive Health Children by Choice Abortion and Contraceptive Directory True Relationships and Reproductive Health Clinic …

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What Causes Violence?

Violence Against Women Violence against women is any act of gender-based violence that causes or could cause physical, sexual or psychological harm or suffering to women, including threats of harm or coercion, in public or in private life UN Declaration In Australia, this can look like domestic, family and sexual violence. For Support and Services …

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Language & Culturally specific support

Language & Culturally specific support It can be challenging to find appropriate or in-language support if you are culturally and linguistically diverse. Here are some links to useful resources and services. Urgent Help Hotlines and Chat Support Health Information Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health Multilingual Women’s Health Library Mental Health Embrace Multicultural Mental Health Reachout …

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Women with Disabilities

Women with Disabilities Maintaining your health and wellbeing is important. This includes your body and mind (physical and mental health). You also have the right to access adequate sexual and reproductive healthcare and to make decisions about your own body and relationships. Below are links to resources and information: Health information Our Site (A website …

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