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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


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



How can you become involved?

As a young Aussie in our kidney community you can share your concerns and thoughts - our Consumer Participation Council wants to know issues affecting you. Registered members

KidneyHealthAus KidneyEd TV 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.


   Become a fan - LIKE us on Facebook and keep up with latest news

Can online support groups or social networking sites make you healthier?
Support groups growing fast around the globe
ABC Health & Wellbeing - Health benefits of social networking

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 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


Free call service for all people with, or affected by, kidney and urinary dise
ase - 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.aspx



YOUTH LINKS -
surf websites with fun resources and CKD sites especially for you
These links are for your convenience - others: Organ Donation  I  Health Professionals  I   Patient Information

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

Yout
h Helpline 1800 551 800 24 hrs every day for young people (5 to 25) 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

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 18 June 2014
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Last updated: Nov 2014.