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Oct 27, 2004
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See your doctor.

If you have genuine concerns regarding issues of physical or mental health and well-being please consult a qualified physician.
As much as our members can try to help, they should never be considered a substitute for proper healthcare.

Visits to the doctor can be considered expensive, at times, but remember you could try to find a doctor who bulk-bills (by phoning the surgery) or visit a public hospital.

Medicare ensures that all Australians have access to free or low-cost medical, optometrical and hospital care while being free to choose private health services and in special circumstances allied health services.
Medicare provides access to:
- free treatment as a public (Medicare) patient in a public hospital
- free or subsidised treatment by practitioners such as doctors, including specialists, participating optometrists or dentists (specified services only)

You might also wish to visit this thread, which houses a collection of useful contacts for institutions and services that offer help with issues such as depression, rape, abortion and family planning amongst others.
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