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School-based youth health nurse

A Department of Health Registered Nurse is available every Thursday and Friday and every second Wednesday.

The youth health nurse works with young people, school staff and parents to:

  • promote health and wellbeing
  • create a supportive, healthy school environment
  • connect people with other support services.

The youth health nurse can provide health and wellbeing information about:

  • healthy eating
  • feeling unhappy or stressed
  • relationships
  • healthy skin
  • sexual health
  • smoking, alcohol and other drugs
  • personal and family problems
  • growth and development