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Information on your health, including mental health and disability

These factsheets provide health information for refugees. This includes information about mental health and disability.

Health information in your language

For translated health information in many different languages, you can search on the Health Translations Directory for health resources in many languages.

Health Translations

Multicultural Health Communication Service NSW also has many health resources in your language.

Multicultural Health Communications Service resources

Women’s health

The Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health in Victoria also has a large library of health resources in different languages for women.

Women’s health resources in different languages

In partnership with Family Planning Victoria, the Multicultural Centre for Women’s health has also produced factsheets and videos in different languages on reproductive and sexual health.

Reproductive and sexual health in different languages

Mental health

Transcultural Mental Health Centre in NSW has many resources on mental health in different languages.

Information on mental health in your language (Transcultural Mental Health)

STARTTS also has a range of resources on mental health in key community languages. This includes information on anxiety, depression, trauma, stress, panic attacks, and gambling.

Information on mental health (STARTTS)

Embrace Multicultural Mental Health also has a range of translated resources on mental health in different languages.

Information on mental health in your language

Understanding the health care system in Australia

This information is provided by Multicultural Health NSW, a government organisation in New South Wales.
Multicultural Health NSW has produced videos in 19 different languages that provide information on the Australian health care system for newly arrived community members. Information is provided on how to access routine and emergency care, the role of health care interpreters and services for children and family.
 
This information is provided by the Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health, an organisation that works with health and people from diverse cultures in Victoria. It was published in July 2015.
 
This resource explains how the Australian health care system works. It is available in English, Arabic, Karen and Chin, and in audio form in Hazaraghi.
 

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

SBS has a website with links to information on coronavirus (COVID-19) in many different languages.

SBS coronavirus information

The Victorian Government has translated information on coronavirus on its health website.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) resources (Victorian Department of Health)

 

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