Patients

 

Useful websites:

1. Raising children network

www.raisingchildren.net.au

A very useful website for information about common problems, development and health issues.

  • For children of all ages.
  • Has a lot of information about autism and available resources.

 

2. Royal Children’s Hospital- Kids Health info: Fact sheets –

http://www.rch.org.au/kidsinfo/

  • Very useful fact sheets on a variety of common medical conditions.

 

3. Children’s hospital at Westmead parent fact sheets –

http://kidshealth.schn.health.nsw.gov.au/fact-sheets

  • Some useful fact sheets on common medical conditions.
  • Have some translated into other languages.
  • Particularly useful for obesity fact sheets.

 

 

4. Australian breast feeding association

www.breastfeeding.asn.au

  • Very useful breast feeding support. You can call them for free, or email them for advice. They also have some useful information on the website.

 

5. Amaze

www.amaze.org.au

  • an organization helping people with autism.
  • Useful information and resources

 

6. Headspace

www.headspace.org.au

  • Have a drop-in centre where people aged 12-25 and see qualified mental health professionals. Located at Westfield Knox.

 

7. Kid help line

http://www.kidshelp.com.au/

  • free phone and online counselling for ages 5-25.

 

8. Beyond blue

www.youthbeyondblue.com

  • has online information, as well as programs for managing anxiety for 8-17 year olds.