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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.aspx
These links are for your convenience - others: Organ Donation I Health Professionals I Patient Information
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
DaVita Highly recommended USA site - CKD, emotional health, wellbeing - sexuality, anger, depression, holiday blues, caregiver stress, sleep, positive thinking, benefits of pets, etc.
- Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet Lower blood pressure through diet and exercise
- Hair, nails and chronic kidney disease DaVita
- Live Life Well NSW Health Resource
- myDr.com.au - Health Toolkit Calculators to assess your health, risk tests and learn via interactive quizzes
- Staying Healthy HealthDirect - loads of info for you to live a healthy and fun life
- Teen Health Information USA - offers loads of links to articles on stuff you want to know about
- There’s No Such Thing As A Silly Question Guide for families living with a child with chronic illness, disability, mental illness or life-threatening condition - order free via link.
Think about organ donation & transplantation - The Gift of Life
Updated 18 June 2014