What is a pandemic?
A pandemic is the worldwide spread of a new disease, such as the coronavirus (COVID-19) or a new influenza virus. Here's what you need to know, including how epidemics are different.
How to get help with mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic
If you’re concerned about your mental health because of the COVID-19 crisis, here are some of the tips, services and resources available to help you.
Links to artciles about throat diseases.
Kids and mental health
Mental health problems affect a child’s emotions and behaviour, and can be worrying for the child and their family.
Mental health where to get help
Learn how to navigate the Australian mental health system and its helpful services – and find out about any potential costs.
Mental health services — infographic
There are several organisations that provide much of the support and education for people with mental illness and their families and carers throughout Australia.
Tasmania disability services
Publicly-funded disability services in Tasmania are now delivered through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
If skin is punctured by a sharp medical tool like a scalpel or needle on a syringe, it is called a ‘needlestick injury’. Here's information about needlestick injuries from healthdirect and their partners.
Daisy connects people experiencing violence or abuse to local services across Australia.
GP Urgent Care clinics in WA
Not all urgencies are emergencies. If you are in Western Australia and your injury or illness is urgent (required on the day) but non-life threatening, you can visit a GP urgent care clinic. Find clinics here.