We offer a wide range of services for​

You and your family
Health Professionals
HealthWISE Clients

In a recent survey, HealthWISE clients throughout the region said ‘if they needed help in the future they would feel comfortable contacting their GP for a referral to HealthWISE and would recommend HealthWISE to others’.

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HealthWISE News and Events

Get fit & deadly by taking responsibility for yourself.
When: Wednesdays, from Feb 6
Where: Club Synergy 24/7
Time: 6pm 
Cost: FREE
To become involved contact Jye Millgate 
6766 1394 or jye.millgate@healthwise.org.au
Soul brothers is an Aboriginal men’s health & wellbeing program worked collaboratively between HealthWISE and Yaamanhaa Aboriginal Men’s Group – Tamworth

Men’s health & lifestyle workshop
Inviting Aboriginal men and youth to join us for:
• a yarn about their health and wellbeing
• Learn how to access service providers
• listen to guest speakers
• have a yarn with other men in a culturally safe space
• have a meal after the presentations.

These workshops will be incorporated with the Yaamanhaa Aboriginal Mens’ Group monthly meetings

When: Last Wednesday of the month, commencing 27 March
Where: HealthWISE Tamworth
213 Peel St
Time: 6 -8pm
Cost: free
To become involved contact Jye Millgate or Glenn Allan on 6766 1394
E: jye.millgate@healthwise.org.au or glenn.allan@healthwise.org.au

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Like our HealthWISE page for the latest information about how we are helping to create healthier communities. Our Facebook page has all our event details, as well as offering day to day healthy tips and ideas and HealthWISE news.

Do you identify? Please come along to our Woman’s Walking Group in TAMWORTH. Starting Tuesday, 12 February, then every Tuesday from then on.
RSVP to Tara Anderson, Aboriginal Outreach Worker on (02) 6766 1394 or email tara.anderson@healthwisenenw.com.au 

This program is funded by the Department of Health

Maruma-li yinarr – To heal Aboriginal Women
Womens’ Health & Social Wellbeing program for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Women.

Join Maruma-Li Yinarr for:
– Group fitness for all levels
– Presentations on womens’ health issues – 
diet, movement and overall health
– Health support & assistance 
– Health checks to monitor results
– A safe place to yarn- YARN UP Circle

Join our social group circuit or select from a 
range of individual workout plans we have designed.

When: Every Tuesday for 8 weeks –
Starting 12 February
(12 February – 2 April, 2019)
Where: Club Synergy 24/7
106 Kable Ave, Tamworth
Time: 5:30-7pm 
cost: FREE – transport available

To become involved, contact Tara Anderson: 
6766 1394 or tara.anderson@healthwise.org.au

This program is worked collaboratively between HealthWISE & Tamworth Aboriginal Medical Service (TAMS) & University of Newcastle Department of 
Rural Health (UONDRH)

When a child’s thoughts, feelings and behaviour are out of balance, and the child is unable to function or cooperate in an appropriate way for their age or situation, this child may benefit from a professional diagnosis and management plan.
As professionals, how are we coping with the demand for paediatric behavioural services? What resources and services do we need? Where do we find these resources and services?
HealthWISE and Western Sydney University invites health, education and community services professionals to join us for aninformation and Q & A session to explore these issues in our region.

When: Friday 10 May 2019
Time: 1.30pm – 8pm
afternoon tea & dinner provided
Where: Narrabri Aquatic Centre, Multi-Purpose Room
Tibbereena St, Narrabri
Cost: FREE

Guest presenters:
Prof John Whitehall, Western Sydney University – Visiting Narrabri Paediatrician
Dr Jenny McDonald, Western Sydney University – Autism Spectrum Disorder
Assoc Prof Andrew McDonald, Western Sydney University – Behaviour disorders in children, in particular ADHD
Dr James Wick, Royal Far West Psychiatrist – Childhood and youth psychiatric conditions and assessment
Dagney Hopp, Royal Far West Occupational Therapist – Regulation Strategies for Children
Local Primary & High School Principals

RSVP essential: https://www.stickytickets.com.au/85121
by 3 May 2019.
Please contact Susanne Kable at HealthWISE Narrabri for more information: 6792 5514 or susanne.kable@healthwise.org.au

Do you identify? You are welcome to join us to improve your:
• Joint pain
• Mobility & Circulation
• General health & wellbeing
This program is ideal for Elders.
Where: Tamworth Base Hospital Pool Hydrotherapy 
When: Thursdays
Time 11:00am – 12:00pm
Transport is available.
For bookings and info, please contact Aboriginal Health Worker, Jye Millgate on 6766 1394 or jye.millgate@healthwise.org.au

Caring About Dementia

HealthWISE New England North West with the support of Newcastle Permanent Charitable Foundation are pleased to bring you this series of videos, for carers of people living with dementia with some tips and hints that may help you in your very important role as a Carer.
Watch these videos at a time that suits you and return to watch them throughout your journey in caring for someone with dementia.


If you would like any further information about any of these services or events, please call HealthWISE on 1800 931 540.

This service provides person-centred, psychological support and strength-based strategies for people whose lives have been directly impacted by the ongoing drought and are experiencing mild to moderate mental health symptoms. 
This service is currently being offered in
Barraba, Gunnedah, Manilla, Quirindi, Tamworth and Walcha.  
For a referrals to this service please
down load this form:

Referrals can be faxed to 1300 452 059 or emailed to mentalhealth@healthwisenenw.com.au

For more information, please contact HealthWISE 1800 931 540

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Our purpose is to help regional communities manage their health needs by increasing access to quality services and health education.