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					                           SUPPORT ACTIVITIES RESOURCE LIST


Weight Control

Overeaters Anonymous
145 Ann Street, Brisbane City, Phone: 3229 6977.
Support group - 12 Step Program, self help to stop compulsive eating.

Lighten up Program
For details of this program within your area contact the State-wide Health Promotion unit
Phone: 3234 1944.

The Healthy Weight Program
This program is a weight management and healthy lifestyle program for Aboriginal and
Torres Strait Islander people. The program is flexible and can be structured to suit local
priorities. For details of this program within your area contact Chermside Indigenous
Community Health Service Phone: 3234 1944.

Weight Watchers Australia
Level 10, 316 Adelaide Street, Brisbane City (www.weightwatchers.com.au).
For class details within your area Phone: 3221 9888 or 1300 363 488.

Weight Watchers for Men
Level 10, 316 Adelaide Street, Brisbane City (www.wwfm.com.au).
A men’s lifestyle and waistline program.
For class details within your area Phone: 3221 9888 or 1300 363 488.

Weight Reduction Clubs of Queensland
36 Ridge Street, Northgate, Phone: 3260 6220

Dietitians Association of Australia
Phone: (02) 6282 9798 (www.daa.asn.au)
Resource for dietitians in private practice.

Eating Disorders Association
53 Railway Terrace, Milton, Phone: 3876 2500 (www.uq.net.au/eda).
State-wide information and referral service, including an extensive directory of service
providers. Services include support groups (for suffers and for carers of those with an
eating disorder), library resources, books, videos, current articles and a monthly
newsletter.

ISIS
88 O’Keefe Street, Buranda, Ph: 3392 2233
Centre for Women’s Action on Eating Disorders.




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Cancer

Queensland Cancer Fund
553 Gregory Terrace, Fortitude Valley, Ph: 3258 2200, Helpline: 131 120
(www.qldcancer.com.au).
Information and support network. Services include financial assistance, equipment, care,
information on community resources, support groups, lectures, a resource library and
accommodation facilities.

Leukaemia Foundation of Queensland
230 Lutwyche Road, Windsor, Ph: 3866 4000 (www.leukaemia.com).

Diabetes
Diabetes Australia
Cnr Ernest and Mervale Streets, South Brisbane, Phone: 3239 5666 or
1300 136 588 (www.daq.org.au).

Diabetic Care Centre (Huxham’s Pharmacy)
187 Days Road, Grange, Ph: 3352 6410. For diabetic equipment.

Diabetic Clinic - Hospital
Royal Brisbane Hospital, Herston Road, Herston, Ph: 3817 2361

Diabetic Clinics – Community Diabetes Service
Chermside Community Health Centre, The Prince Charles Hospital Campus, Hamilton
Road entrance, Chermside, Ph: 3350 8129
Or
Pine Rivers Community Health Centre, 586 Gympie Road, Strathpine, Phone: 3881 9999.

Blue Care
Diabetes Service
42 Percy Street, Redcliffe, Ph: 3283 4857
50 Ibis Avenue, Deagon, Ph: 3869 7766

Arthritis/Activity programs

Arthritis Foundation of Queensland
1 Cartwright, Windsor, Phone: 3857 4200 (www.arthritis.org.au).
Information on arthritis, Ross River fever, polyarthritis, lupus, Paget’s disease and
scleroderma. Services include support groups and education programs.

Osteoporosis Foundation of Queensland
1 Cartwright, Windsor, Phone: 3857 4300 (www.osteoporosis.org.au).

60 and Better Program
PCYC, Maine Terrace, Deception Bay, Phone: 3204 2552.
Various programs and locations throughout Queensland.




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Heart Disease

Heart Foundation of Australia
557 Gregory Terrace, Fortitude Valley, Ph: 3854 1696 (www.heartfoundation.com.au).

Heart Line
Ph: 1300 362 787. Information and resource service.

Bowel/Gut

Crohns and Colitis Association of Queensland
PO Box 497 Buddina Ph: 5437 7662 (www.accaq.org.au).

Irritable Bowel Information and Support Service of Australia
PO Box 5044, Manly, Ph: 3901 1021 / 1300 651 131.

Gastroenterology Society of Australia
145 Macquarie Street, Sydney, Ph: 9256 5454.
Have information leaflets, guidelines and videos for sale. Provide information on the
following areas – alcohol, coeliac, crohns, gallstones, gastroenteritis, haemochromatosis,
heartburn, Hepatitis A, B and C, irritable bowel syndrome.

Stroke

Brain Injury Association of Queensland
Unit 3, 162 Petrie Terrace, Milton, Ph: 3367 1049 / 1800 673 074.

Stroke Association of Queensland
557 Gregory Terrace, Fortitude Valley, Ph: 3252 3483 (www.strokeqld.org.au).

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy League of Queensland
55 Oxlade Drive, New Farm, Ph: 3358 8011 (www.cplqld.org.au).
Service for children and adults with disabilities and their families and carers.

Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis Association of Queensland
31 Kate Street, Kedron, Ph: 3359 8000 (www.cysticfibrosis.org.au).
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME/Polymyalgia

ME/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Society of Queensland
Help Line: 4632 8173 (STD callers will be offered a call back service).

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Allergies Unit
Camperdown, NSW 2050, Ph: 02 9565 1464.
Phone support and information on allergies for adults and children.




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Polymyalgia Rheumatic Self-Help Group
Mt Gravatt Community Health, Mt Gravatt, Ph: 3275 6700.

Fibro-Myalgic Association
For phone support, information pack or monthly newsletter Phone: 3806 0552.

Allergy Sensitivity and Environmental Health Association of Queensland
48 Joseph Street, Margate, Ph: 3284 8742.

Motor Neurone

Motor Neurone Disease Association of Queensland
35 Wedgetail Street, Inala, Ph: 3372 9004.

Walking Programs

Just Walk It Programs
Heart Foundation, 557 Gregory Terrace, Fortitude Valley.
For program details within your area Phone: 3854 1696.

Gone Walking
Brisbane City Council, GPO Box 1434, Brisbane.
For program details within your area Phone: 3403 8888.

Nutrition Supplements

Nutrition Australia
6/100 Campbell Street, Bowen Hills, Ph: 3257 4393 (www.nutritionaustralia.org).

Wesley Hospital Pharmacy
Level 2, Sandford Jackson Building, 30 Chasely Street, Auchenflower,
Ph: 3371 1754

Local Pharmacies/Chemists and some Supermarkets




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