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Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service

 

Overview

The Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service (Get Healthy Service) is a free telephone-based service, staffed by qualified health coaches, that aims to support adults to make healthy lifestyle changes. It is based on the very successful Quitline model used for smokers. The service operates in New South Wales (NSW), South Australia (SA), and Queensland (Qld) and is funded by these state governments.

The service provides information and support designed to help participants make behaviour change in the areas of:

The Get Healthy Service provides:

In addition to the general program, NSW residents have access to two tailored programs.

Abstract adapted from Healthdirect Australia

Contacts

Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service
Ph: 1800 806 258

Evaluated publications

Quinn E, O'Hara BJ, Ahmed N, Winch S, McGill B, Banovic D, Maxwell M, Rissel C (2017)

Enhancing the Get Healthy information and coaching service for Aboriginal adults: evaluation of the process and impact of the program.

International Journal for Equity in Health; 16: 168

Retrieved 6 September 2017 from https://doi.org/10.1186/s12939-017-0641-8

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Last updated: 20 September 2017
 
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