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Chronic illness program



The Chronic illness program aims to increase awareness and understanding of the impact of lifestyle disease on people and families in local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in the Northern Peninsula Area, Queensland.

The goal of the program is to achieve an overall reduction in the level of chronic illness in the community by informing the community of what can be done to avoid chronic illness and where to get assistance to change lifestyle habits.

The program offers:

The program is an initiative of the NPA Family and Community Services, who will also assist individuals to map out daily and weekly activities and motivate changes towards being more active.

Abstract adapted from NPA Family and Community Services


NPA Family Resource Centre
Lot 10 Adidi Street
Bamaga Qld 4876
PO Box 84
Bamaga Qld 4876
Ph: (07) 40693 555
Fax: (07) 4069 3548


Last updated: 26 May 2015
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