We would like to wish all our members, subscribers and supporters best wishes for the festive season. Our office will be closed from 24 December until 4 January 2021.
While you are away from home on holidays or days when your doctor may not available over the festive season, we have compiled a handy list of numbers and websites where you can seek support.
– Arthritis Infoline: 1800 011 041 (please note our Arthritis NSW office will be closed 24 December 2020 – 4 January 2021). You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will respond from 4 January, 2020.
– HealthDirect Australia: 1800 022 222 – 24 hours/7 days a week, speak to a registered nurse or find a local health provider
– NPS Medicineline: 1300 633 424 for medicines information
It can also be a difficult and possibly lonely time for some, remember you are never alone, here are some people who can help you or your loved one.
– Beyond Blue: 1300 22 4636 support for your mental health
– Lifeline: 13 11 14 for crisis support
– Kids HelpLine: 1800 55 1800 anytime, any reason for young people under 25
– Carers Australia: 1800 242 636 carer information, support and counselling contact
– Open Arms Australia: 1800 011 046 – offers individual, couples and family counselling, and group programs to help current and ex-serving Australian Defence Force personnel and their families.
The team at Arthritis NSW hopes that you have a safe and happy break with your family and friends and we look forward to speaking to you in 2021.
Arthritis NSW – we’re here to help
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