First things first: The stories and views contained on this website are written from an Australian perspective, and the following information is provided for Australian residents. If your life, or the life of someone near you is in danger, please dial 000 immediately. (Outside Australia, contact your own emergency services immediately.)
OK, that said, this is the boring yet essential part of the website where I remind you that I am not a health care professional. This website is not intended as a substitute for independent professional advice. Any information, interactions or opinions exchanged on this website are for informational or entertainment purposes only and are not intended to be used to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Further, the accuracy, currency and completeness of information on this website cannot be guaranteed. The author of this website and her agents do not accept any liability for any injury, loss or damage incurred by use of or reliance on the information made available via or through this website whether arising from negligence or otherwise.
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Remember, if your life, or the life of someone near you is in danger, please dial 000 immediately. If you are living through hard times, you can:
- call Lifeline on 131 114
- call Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800
- see your GP (i.e. your local doctor)
- check out the excellent list of resources here on the MyDr.com.au website.
None of these services are affiliated with this website. Some (e.g. visiting your doctor) may incur an out-of-pocket fee.