Good maternal health is vital to the development of a healthy baby
The South Coast Aboriginal Medical Service Aboriginal Corporation is a thriving medical centre located in Nowra, NSW
Every living thing needs water to survive and humans are no exception
When you don’t get enough sleep your day to day life can be greatly affected
Reflexology is one of those treatments you’ve probably heard of but don’t know much about.
A collection of stories from Aboriginal inmates was recently launched at the Sydney Writers’ Festival’s 2013 Indigenous Events Program.
A new mental health program is ensuring that Aboriginal people with mental illness can stay supported in their community.
Healthy ears sound good After sight, hearing is one of most relied upon senses. It’s critical to our development both socially and emotionally but did you know your child’s hearing could be under threat without you even knowing? Metro Screen, the company where Wayne Blair, the director of the multi-award winning film The Sapphires, began […]
Sometimes just being a parent can be hard, but having a child with special needs can cause extra stress on a family. Accessing support services and assistance is not always straightforward and sometimes what you need most is someone to talk to, to help you get through each day. Virginia Cole, of Hilltop, NSW, is […]
Go on, admit it. You love to belt out a song when you think no one can hear you. Whether it’s in the car or in the shower, we all love to sing, and a growing amount of research is helping to explain just why it feels so good. We first start singing when we’re […]
The Ngara Nura residential drug and alcohol program is a 12-week pre-release therapeutic community course based at Sydney’s long bay correctional complex. Aboriginal mentor and Yuan man, Matt completed the program and spoke to jailbreak about how the course has changed his thinking and outlook on life. In his early days, matt used to love […]
Will it be a boy or a girl? Parents just want their baby to be healthy, but by the time baby number three is due, a bit of a gender balance is appealing, too. For Mum, who’s done all the hard work, there’s the desire to dress a baby in pink and, by this stage, […]
While everyone feels anxious from time to time, some people experience these feelings so intensely that it affects their everyday lives. Some describe it like their mind is a car that just keeps accelerating – they can’t slow their thoughts down. The good news is that with help most people can completely recover from their […]
Healthy lifestyle worker Jason Roehl is passionate about improving his community’s health through education on the harm that tobacco smoke causes and the benefits of healthy eating and physical activity. Healthy Lifestyle Worker Jason Roehl is passionate about improving his community’s health by educating about the harm that tobacco smoke causes, and the benefits of […]
Do you always feel tired? Feel like you are running on empty? This is a common feeling, with most people wishing they had more energy. The stress of dealing with the sheer pace of modern life seems to be a common factor when it comes to feeling sapped of energy. In order to get that […]
Calls from Indigenous people to smoking ‘Quit’ lines have increased dramatically from last year – up by 45 per cent – due to the introduction of plain packaging, a tobacco expert panel told a national conference in Canberra last month. Around 220 delegates from across Australia met in Canberra in December over four days to […]
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