Health and Wellbeing Directory

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This page is a gateway to health and wellbeing information about some common health topics, health services and advice for you and your family. Please make sure you contact any services before attending as their operations may have temporarily changed due to COVID-19.

Alcohol and Drug

There are a range services and supports available in the ACT to assist with alcohol and drug impacts for individuals, family and friends. This includes information on alcohol and other drug and associated issues, advice on assisting and managing people, and support to people affected directly or indirectly by alcohol and drug use.

Children and Young People

Information about where to access services and supports for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families, to assist with children and young people’s development, nutrition, feeding, sleeping, behaviour learning, resilience and safety.

Chronic Health Management

If you or someone in your family is experiencing significant health issues, there are specific services available under the following topics on this page.

  • Kidney Disease/Renal Failure
  • Respiratory Disease
  • Heart Health and Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Cancer
  • Ear, Nose and Throat
  • Tobacco Use
  • Weight and Nutritional Management
  • Eye Health
  • Dental and Oral health


Information about how the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) can provide information and connections for all people with disability to services in their communities. This includes doctors, sporting clubs, support groups, libraries and schools, as well as information about what support is provided by each state and territory government.

The NDIS helps people with disability achieve their goals, including independence, community involvement, education, employment and health and wellbeing.


Information about immunisations and vaccines to help protect yourself, your family and those around you by increasing the level of immunity in the community. For example, babies and children need to be vaccinated on time so they can get the best possible protection against preventable diseases.

Mental Health

Information for individuals and families about where to access safe and quality health services and support for people who may be struggling with their feelings or are not able to think clearly or manage their emotions or stress levels.


Find out about the services and support you and your family can access to assist with your pregnancy journey, including information and services about women’s health, antenatal and postnatal care, immunisations and community supports.


Information about the available services in the ACT to support your rehabilitation. These services include healthcare and support for people with acute, post-acute and long-term illnesses.

Sexual health

Services, advice and information that can assist with your sexual health, testing and care of sexually transmitted infections (STI) and blood-borne viruses (BBV).

Page last updated on: 15 May 2020