What’s Happening

What's happening

Hepatitis ACT is the ACT's community hepatitis organisation. We work to help prevent hepatitis transmission in our community and reduce the impacts for people affected.

Christmas shut down

Hepatitis ACT will be closed from 1:00pm Friday 24 December 2021 and will reopen at 9:00am Monday 10 January 2022

The staff of Hepatitis ACT wish you a safe and happy Christmas and look forward to working together with you in 2022.

Needle & Syringe Program

For details on how to access NSP services and sterile injecting equipment during this time, please visit: https://www.directionshealth.com/needle-syringe-program/

The closest primary NSP is:

Directions City Health Centre

Outside the ground floor entrance, to the right of the main door

Corner of Alinga and Moore Streets, Canberra City.

Phone: (02) 6143 5800

Four Packs (containing 1ml syringes) are also available from automatic vending machines and from over 30 pharmacies across Canberra.

The closest pharmacy is Capital Chemist O’Connor

Crisis & Emergency Services

Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team Mental Health Triage Service

Provides a 24-hour, seven day a week service used for assessment and treatment of mentally ill people in crisis situations.

Phone: 1800 629 354 (24 hour service) or (02) 6205 1065

Website: http://health.act.gov.au/health-services/mental-health-act/mental-health-services/

COVID-19

For up-to-date COVID-19 information, please visit: https://covid19.act.gov.au

Police, Fire, Ambulance

Call in an emergency. Phone: 000

Kids Help Line

A counselling service for Australian children and young people aged between 5 and 25 years.

Phone: 1800 55 1800

Website: https://kidshelpline.com.au/

Lifeline

A 24 hour confidential telephone counselling service for people under stress, in crisis, or with any problems.

Phone: 131 114

Website: https://www.lifeline.org.au/