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Health Services in Perth & Western Australia

Health Resources and information Perth WA

  • Arafmi Mental Health Carers and Friends Association is a not for profit agency who provide support services to family and friends caring for someone with a mental illness.
  • Australian Drug Information Network links to an extensive range of information about alcohol and other drugs.
  • Austism Association of Western Australia
  • Bluearth Institute – to provide programmes and information about the role of physical activity in healthy living. Also to train teachers in the ‘best practise’ delivery of physical activity in schools.
  • CanTeen the Australian Organisation for Young People Living with Cancer
  • Childhood Cancer Support – families helping families – a charity with a heart and understanding, working to support others going through a very traumatic, life threatening and life changing time of their lives.
  • Childrens Leukaemia & Cancer Research Foundation (Inc)
  • Cysticfibrosis WA is a self help organisation, holding regular meetings to share information, purchase equipment and fund-raise to support research into Cystic Fibrosis.
  • Diabetes Australia
  • HealthInsite Government web site with a wide range of up-to-date and quality assured information on important health topics such as diabetes, cancer, mental health and asthma.
  • Immunisation Alliance of WA The Alliance is a group of people in Western Australia who are pro- immunisation and have been meeting regularly since 2007. The primary aim is to share knowledge and provide information to consumers, to assist in making an informed decision on immunisation.
  • Maternity Coalition acts as an umbrella organisation to bring together support groups and individuals for effective lobbying, information sharing, networking and support in maternity services. MC supports consumer and midwife participation at all levels of health policy planning, decision-making and service delivery.
  • Mobile GP provides healthcare to homeless and marginalised people in Perth.
  • National Stroke Foundation
  • Retina Australia (WA) was formed in 1978 as the “WA Retinitis Pigmentosa Foundation Inc” by Dr Arnold Cook and has been committed since then to raise funds for research into Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) and other inherited retinal diseases.
  • Telethon Speech & Hearing Centre for Children WA (Inc) offers an independent centre for hearing-impaired children from birth through to post-secondary education to enable them to live normal and productive lives. The centre provides programs for children with delayed speech and language, with hard to treat middle ear infections and those in remote or isolated locations.
  • www.YourZone.com.au/perinatalhealth is a Western Australian government-funded multi-media website which has been specially developed to provide comprehensive information to the community on different aspects of perinatal mental health. It also has a database of perinatal mental health services statewide. The main goal of the website is to help women and their partners/families who may be experiencing emotional difficulties and challenges during pregnancy or after the birth of their baby (perinatal period), particularly those from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds or families living in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities or located in rural and remote areas within WA. The project is funded under the State Perintal Mental Health Strategy.
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