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ARE YOU A YOUNG ADULT AND KIDNEY LEADER?


KHA's Young Adult's Program Focus Group: are you between 18 and 25 years, living with a diagnosis of kidney disease - we need your participation and help!

Find out more - call 1800 454 363 or khis@kidney.org.au


HOW CAN YOU BECOME INVOLVED?


It is important for you to share your concerns and thoughts - our Consumer Participation Council wants to know issues affecting you. Registered members

Your Kidney Blog YAP Space Message Board and Chat


Our free call service for all people with, or affected by, kidney and urinary disease
- or email KHIS@kidney.org.au

National Relay Service - www.relayservice.com.au - For those with hearing or speech impairment
Use service to connect TTY/Voice 133 677  |  Speak & Listen (SSR) 1300 555 727  www.iprelay.com.au/call/index.asp


Kidney Community Newsletter - share your story

Do you have a news item for our Kidney Community News? Email our editor with an outline of your story or suggestions for articles to cassandra.bradshaw@kidney.org.au


ONLINE SUPPORT GROUPS


Weblink groups for your convenience, to extend education -  Organ Donation  I  Health Professionals  I   Patient Information

As a young person with kidney failure - join Livewire!
Safe online place for young people, 10 to 20 years living with a serious illness, chronic health condition or disability, and their siblings.

A fully-moderated chatroom offers members an opportunity to connect and share experiences with young people with similar conditions - for friendship and fun. Heaps of cool chat guests! Livewire provides awesome articles, videos, group discussion, blog, Livewire music player with latest hits and competitions with epic prizes. Register to join www.livewire.org.au * 1300 727 827 * info@livewire.org.au


YOUTH LINKS - surf websites with fun resources and CKD sites especially for you

Education websites for young adults with CKD
Sites for people like me with CKD
Social networking and more
Healthy Living

HELPLINE NUMBERS AND SUPPORT GROUPS



As a young person with kidney failure - join Livewire!
Safe online place for young people 10 to 20 years, living with a serious illness, chronic health condition or disability, and their siblings. Fully-moderated chatroom where members can connect and share experience with young people with similar conditions - for friendship and fun. Heaps of cool chat guests! Livewire provides awesome articles, videos, group discussion, blog, Livewire music player with latest hits and competitions with epic prizes. Register at www.livewire.org.au * 1300 727 827 info@livewire.org.au

Youth Helpline 1800 551 800
24 hrs every day www.kidshelp.com.au
Fun friendly site where you can get help and connect What is Kids Helpline * phone, email or chat with counsellor
How to get the most out of life - from KHA's Living with Kidney Failure

KidneyHealthAus KidneyEd TV
A collection of YouTube playlists on 'kidneys'

View reviewed high quality education YouTube videos grouped in playlists - learn more about your kidneys and kidney failure and many related topics - lots of cool animations.

Important Health Information - for all ages

NPS Medicines Line 1300 MEDICINE - 1300 633 424  M-F 9am–5pm
*Tools and Tips  *Translated resources  *Search for medicine by name *Adverse Medicines Events Line
Independent pharmacist advice on prescriptions, over-the-counter or complementary medicine

QUIT NOW 137 848 Quitline free Quit Pack * QUIT Coach secure help online
My QuitBuddy  free app to help quit: iPhone, iPad, Android iTunes or Google Play
If you smoke - best thing to do for your health is quit now! How smoking damages your body

Smokenders Australia 1800 021 000

Think about organ donation & transplantation - The Gift of Life


Updated 25 November 2014
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Last updated: Nov 2014.