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Cyberbullying

Cyberbullies work together or alone and attack their victim via electronic means, such as email or social media. Learn how to deal with cyberbullying.

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Online therapy (eTherapy)

eTherapy, online counselling or online therapy refers to psychological support, therapy, education and assistance delivered via the internet or an online platform.

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Safety comes first when you're online

To mark Safer Internet Day and to combat cyberbullying, here are some insights and tips to help keep you and your children safe while online.

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With the healthdirect app, you're in safe hands

Almost 4 in 5 Australians search the internet for health topics and symptoms. Download the new, supercharged healthdirect app and get the right information.

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How to make a phone call when you're deaf or can't speak

One in 6 Australians has some hearing loss, while others have a speech impairment. The National Relay Service allows all people to communicate by phone.

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Hypochondria

People with hypochondria worry about their health, even when nothing is seriously wrong. Learn about the causes, symptoms and how hypochondria can be treated.

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Health information online

Practical tips and advice to help you assess trusted health information online.

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Rural and remote health

Many organisations, along with the Australian Government, have developed support programs for people living in rural and remote areas.

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Keeping your kids safe

Get some tips on how to teach your child to recognise suspicious behaviour and what to do about it.

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About My Health Record

My Health Record is the national digital health record system. Learn how to share your information with doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers.

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