Health and wellbeing

General resources

Gale Health and Wellness

Access full-text medical journals, magazines, reference works, multimedia, and much more. This comprehensive consumer health resource provides authoritative information on the full range of health-related issues, from current disease and disorder information to in-depth coverage of alternative medical practices for researchers of all levels.


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Gale Interactive: Science

Going beyond textbooks and traditional science curriculum, Gale Interactive: Science is a highly visual online learning tool that focuses on popular science subjects like biology, chemistry, and physics.


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Gale in Context: Science

Understand hundreds of science topics through overviews, journals, news, interactive experiments, and more.


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State Library of NSW eResources

Covers a huge range of topics including art, history, health, law, science, technology and more! You can use your Shoalhaven Libraries card to register with the State Library and gain access to a wealth of free eResources.


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Healthdirect Australia

A government-funded service, providing quality, approved health information and advice.


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ABC Health & Wellbeing

The Australian Broadcasting Corporation's award-winning online health gateway.


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MedlinePlus is an American online health information resource provided by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library.


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DrugInfo provides factual and non-judgemental information and resources on drugs and alcohol. Read fact sheets, pamphlets and articles, and find out where to get help.


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Mental Health Resources

Beyond Blue

Beyond Blue has been providing support and services to people in Australia for 20 years. It is Australia's most well-known and visited mental health organisation, focused on supporting people affected by anxiety, depression and suicide.


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Black Dog Institute

Black Dog Institute is a proudly independent not-for-profit medical research institute affiliated with UNSW Sydney. As the only medical research institute in Australia to investigate mental health across the lifespan, our aim is to create a mentally healthier world for everyone. It offers research into mental health and suicide prevention, as well as resources and support.


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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

COVID-19 The Department of Health

Find out how the Department of Health are monitoring and responding to the coronavirus outbreak, how you can help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Australia, and what to do if you have symptoms. You'll also find the latest official medical advice and case numbers. For fact sheets and posters, including resources in languages other than English, click here


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COVID-19 The World Health Organisation

Information from the World Health Organisation on the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.


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COVID-19 NSW Government

Find out what you can and can't do in NSW under the coronavirus restrictions. Also, information for businesses and financial help for individuals and households.


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COVID-19 Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District

Latest advice and resources from your local health service.


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