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Created by young people for young people
Welcome to Ask for Health! Youth Action, the NSW peak body representing young people and the services who support them, in partnership with the NSW Ministry of Health have created Ask for Health – a go-to spot for your health questions. Young people like you have helped us build this from the ground up. We’re all about sharing info on health topics that matter to you, and connecting you with the right support and services.
Empowering your health journey
Our vision? To help you navigate the health system with confidence, armed with the right tools and knowledge. We envision a health system that understands and respects everyone’s unique needs. Dive in and start exploring!
Frequently asked questions
Everything you need to know about the Ask For Health
What is Ask For Health?
Ask for Health is a health information website designed for young people. It’s a one-stop-shop for all your health-related questions and resources.
Who is behind Ask For Health?
Ask For Health is a collaborative effort by young people like you, in partnership with Youth Action and funded by the NSW Ministry of Health. We’re all working together to provide you with the health information you need.
What kind of information can I find on Ask For Health?
You can find a wide range of health-related information on Ask For Health. This includes topics like mental health, sexual health, visiting the doctor, Aboriginal health support, out of home care, Medicare, alcohol and other drugs, LGBTIQA+, chronic illness, consent, vaccination and immunisation, services for young people in NSW, general health and puberty, emergency, and your rights at the doctor. We’ve got you covered!
How can Ask For Health help me?
Ask For Health is here to help you navigate the health system and understand your own health better. We provide resources and education on a variety of health topics that matter to young people in NSW. Our goal is to empower you with knowledge and confidence when it comes to your health.
How do I use the search function on Ask For Health?
To use the search function on Ask For Health, simply type your health query or topic into the search bar usually located at the top of the website. Press enter or click on the search icon to see a list of articles and resources related to your query.
Can I trust the information on Ask For Health?
Absolutely! The information on Ask For Health is created in partnership with Youth Action and meticulously verified by specialised subject matter experts directly engaged in those fields, so you can trust that it’s reliable and accurate.
However, it is important to note, while we make every effort to make sure the information on this website is accurate and informative, the information may not always apply to you. It is important to know that information on this website does not replace professional or medical advice. If you have a specific health concern, you should seek your own medical advice from your doctor or other health professional. If you believe that content on this website is incorrect or outdated, please contact Youth Action.
Is there a cost to use Ask For Health?
Ask For Health is free to use. We believe that everyone should have access to reliable health information without any barriers.
Who can use Ask For Health?
While Ask For Health is designed with young people in mind, anyone who needs information on the various health topics we cover is welcome to use it. So feel free to explore and share our resources with others who might find them helpful!