Health & Wellbeing
Birth & Beyond Parent Resource Centre
Support, information and education is provided for expecting and new parents and includes a comprehensive library of books, CDs and DVDs; breast pump hire; birth pool hire; Welcome Baby classes; and parent education & support sessions in the Association’s training room.
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Camp Quality Northern Territory
Camp Quality’s purpose is to create a better life for every child living with cancer in Australia. We are committed to delivering national programs that build resilience and optimistic behaviours for all children (0-13 years) living with cancer in Australia.
Cancer Council NT
Provides information and support for anyone affected by cancer and provides public education to increase awareness and prevention of cancer. A breast-care nurse and an ostomy service are also available.
Turbans, breast prostheses and mastectomy brassieres are available for purchase.
Education and in-service sessions for work places and schools are also provided.
CatholicCare NT – Community Mental Health
The Community Mental Health program supports families with children and young people who show signs of mental illness. Our goal is to improve mental health and wellbeing for individuals, families and communities. We help children, young people and their families by providing support, assistance and group work. We provide community outreach, mental health promotion and education. Communities that understand mental health needs can improve mental health outcomes.
CatholicCare NT – Dual Diagnosis Practitioner
Our Dual Diagnosis Practitioner supports people with complex mental health and substance misuse concerns.
Who we help
We help people who experience barriers to accessing mental health services because of substance misuse. This includes people with personality and mood disorders and cognitive impairments.
How we help
Counselling: We tailor counselling sessions to the needs of our clients. We use a range of techniques, which can include Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, harm reduction and relapse prevention, Acceptance Commitment Therapy and narrative therapy.
Family counselling: We help clients and their families to make sure they have the support they need to address mental health and substance misuse concerns.
CatholicCare NT – Family and Relationship Counselling
Our family and relationship counselling helps children, young people and adults to develop safe and supportive family relationships. We work with families to support wellbeing.
How we help
We provide counselling to help couples and families manage issues that can arise from relationship changes, separation or divorce. We help couples and families develop the skills they need to maintain positive and stable relationships with each other.
What is the referral process?
Individuals, family members and service providers can refer people to this program.
CatholicCare NT – Men’s Counselling
Our Men’s counselling works with men who perpetrate violence against their partners in order to change their behaviour.
How we help
We provide counselling to support reflection on behaviour and values to support men to make different choices and live a non-abusive and non-violent life.
What is the referral process?
Individuals, family members and service providers can refer people to this program. Counselling may be helpful for men who are engaged in the Men’s Behaviour Change Program.
Is there a cost?
A fee can be charged according to a sliding scale. This fee may be waived at times of financial hardship.
Central Australian Aboriginal Congress (CAAC)
Central Australian Congress has over 40 years of experience providing primary health care for Aboriginal people living in Central Australia. The organisation’s comprehensive range of culturally appropriate services and programs care for the social, emotional, cultural and physical health and well being of Aboriginal people.
Central Australian Remote Health Development Services (CARHDS)
CARHDS is a unique service as it is the only training and development organisation in Central Australia whose primary focus is on remote health services.
Remote Health Development Services
The Central Australian Remote Health Development Service develops the capacity of Aboriginal people and health professionals to improve community health outcomes and to increase effective Aboriginal control over primary health care service delivery. The service provides accredited and non-accredited health-development education and resources in remote areas of the Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia.
In-Service Primary Health-Care Education
In-service health education and training are available to meet the needs of Aboriginal Health Workers/Practitioners & Aboriginal staff and board members associated with the health clinics and medical centres.
- Aboriginal Healing
- Aboriginal Primary Health Care
- Allied Health
- Child Health
- Community Health
- General Practitioners
- Health Education & Promotion
- Men’s Health
- Mental Health
- Nutrition & Dieticians
- Patient Support
- Peer Support Services
- Pregnancy & Birth
- Reproductive Health
- Sexual Health
- Transgender & Gender Diverse Health
- Women’s Health