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Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service

The Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service® (Get Healthy Service) is a free telephone service staffed by qualified health coaches aimed at supporting adults to make lifestyle changes regarding healthy eating, physical activity, reducing alcohol consumption and reaching and/or maintaining a healthy weight.

The Get Healthy Service provides information and ongoing personalised coaching designed to help adults make lasting behaviour change in these areas.

The Service is for anyone looking to make healthier lifestyle changes including those who have one or more risk factors for chronic disease.

The Get Healthy Service has two streams, information only and a six month coaching program, allowing users to pick what's right for them.

The Service provides:

  • information regarding healthy eating, physical activity and alcohol consumption reduction to callers
  • individually tailored telephone coaching sessions (approximately ten calls over a period of six months) aimed at changing an individual’s behaviour to achieve their health related goal.

In addition to the standard Get Healthy Service, two tailored programs are offered.

1. Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Program

This program focuses on empowering participants with the knowledge and skills to prevent type 2 diabetes. It was developed in response to the growing rates of type 2 diabetes in NSW.

2. Aboriginal Program

This program was developed to ensure that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Get Healthy Service participants have access to a culturally appropriate service. It offers coaching and materials that are specific to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander communities.

The service operates during extended hours from Monday until Friday, 8am until 8pm to allow for calls to be made before and after business hours.

Call 1300 806 258 to get started or visit the website for more information.

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Last reviewed: May 2016

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Healthy Weight - NSW Health - Get Healthy

Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is good for your overall well-being and will help you get more out of life!

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Roger - NSW Health - Get Healthy

It was very good having that person, it gave you some motivation and justification because if I hadnt done the right thing I was honest and told her, she didnt judge.

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Healthy Recipes - NSW Health - Get Healthy

"It was very hard to start but once you do it's too easy and now it's become part of my everyday life."

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Resources - NSW Health - Get Healthy

A range of resources have been developed to assist General Practitioners, health professionals, local health districts, local Councils and others in community engagement roles to promote the Get Healthy Service.

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Healthier You - NSW Health - Get Healthy

"It was very hard to start but once you do it's too easy and now it's become part of my everyday life."

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Health Professionals - NSW Health - Get Healthy

We offer participants free and confidential telephone-based advice. Our health coaches will support participants to make lifestyle changes regarding:

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Measure Up - NSW Health - Get Healthy

Not only is waist circumference one of the easiest ways to measure if you are at risk of chronic disease, but the measurement is also relevant no matter what your height or build.

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Program - NSW Health - Get Healthy

We offer free and confidential telephone-based expert advice and plenty of motivation to help you find a healthier, happier you.

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Parminder - NSW Health - Get Healthy

It was very hard to start but once you do its too easy and now its become part of my everyday life.

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Fitness Videos - NSW Health - Get Healthy

Meet Katie an accredited exercise physiologist. If you watch the videos below Katie will take you through some varied workouts. Choose what intensity will suit you best. Find some cardio, abdominal,upper andlowerbody exercises you can participate in.

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