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Whether you’re curious about mental health, looking for advice on healthy habits, or just want to know more about healthcare services, we’ve got you covered.


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Aboriginal health support

Introduction You should always feel safe and supported when visiting a health service or health professional. Here we have aboriginal health support information on where

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Chronic Illness

Introduction Seeking support for managing a chronic illness or health condition helps maintain your long-term health. You are the expert in how your condition affects

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Introduction Navigating the healthcare landscape as an LGBTIQA+ individual can bring about unique challenges. This topic provides a resourceful guide to LGBTIQA+ health services available

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Mental Health

Introduction Mental health is an integral part of our overall well-being, influencing how we think, feel, and act. This topic explores various facets of mental

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Services for Young People in NSW

Introduction Navigating through youth can present a whirlpool of health concerns and queries. In New South Wales, a range of services are available to guide

Need emergency assistance?

As the peak body for young people and youth services in NSW, Youth Action does not provide direct referrals to support services. If you are in distress or require urgent assistance, the following support lines are available.

If there’s immediate risk of harm to yourself or other, please call:

Lifeline: 13 11 14 (Crisis & Suicide prevention support 24/7)

Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636 (Mental health support 24/7) 

Link2Home: 1800 152 152 (For those experiencing homelessness 24/7)

Suicide Call Back Service: 1300 659 467 (24/7)

ParentLine: 1300 1300 52 (9am to 9pm weekdays, 4pm to 9pm weekends)