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Northern Territory disability services

Publicly-funded disability services in the Northern Territory are now delivered through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Learn more here.

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Northern Territory rural and remote health services

NT health services support some very remote areas, so they are not always readily available. It's important to prepare for when you need help.

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COVID-19 information by state and territory

Links to state and territory-based information on COVID-19, regarding health, travel restrictions, events, school, self-isolation and work.

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CATT – the crisis assessment and treatment team

A crisis assessment and treatment team (CATT) provides immediate help during a mental health crisis. Here's what you need to know about crisis management.

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Mental health services by state and territory

State and territory governments offer hospital, emergency and community mental health services. Learn about services available in your region.

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What is an ambulance?

An ambulance is a vehicle equipped to provide emergency care to sick or injured people and to get them to hospital. Learn more here about how much ambulances cost and when you should call one.

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Hepatitis A

Trusted information about Hepatitis A, including common symptoms, how long time it takes for the virus to develop and how to help prevent hepatitis A.

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Down syndrome

This syndrome causes learning difficulties, with a greater chance of health problems. Everyone is affected differently.

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Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM)

Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM), also called amoebic meningitis, is a rare, but serious disease that leads to inflammation of the brain.

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Sexual assault and abuse helplines

Even if you don't report sexual assault, rape or sexual abuse to police, there are organisations located in every state which can provide support.

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