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  1. Early signs and intervention with mental illness

    26 Apr 2018

    Getting help early can reduce the severity of symptoms and the impact on people’s daily lives...

  2. Early support for a child with disabilities

    17 Aug 2018

    For children diagnosed with a disability, getting the support they need as early as possible will give them the best chance of minimising the long-term effects of the disability...

  3. Eating and drinking in hospital

    26 Jul 2019

    Eating well and drinking plenty of water while staying in hospital is important to your health and recovery...

  4. Elder abuse

    04 Jan 2019

    Any act occurring within a relationship where there is an implication of trust, which results in harm to an older person. Abuse may be physical, sexual, financial, psychological, social and/or...

  5. Emergencies - calling triple zero (000)

    17 Jul 2018

    Call triple zero (000) in an emergency for ambulance, fire or police services...

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  7. Emergencies - coping without gas or electricity

    24 Jan 2019

    In a gas or electricity blackout you may have to think laterally to come up with ways to continue bathing, eating and keeping warm...

  8. Emergencies - when to call an ambulance

    05 Sep 2018

    In a medical emergency, call triple zero (000) for assistance...

  9. Emergency - overdose

    25 Jul 2019

    If you are worried about your alcohol or drug use or, call DirectLine on 1800 888 236 for counselling, information and referral, or speak with your local doctor...

  10. Emergency department - what to expect

    21 Jun 2018

    You are treated as soon as possible in an emergency department, but someone who arrived after you may be seen earlier if necessary...