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School Based Youth Health Nurse


​School Based Youth Health Nurse

Hi, my name is Sally and I am a Youth Health Nurse. I work here at Cairns School of Distance Education with young people (grade 7-12), school staff & parents to:
  •  promote health and wellbeing;
  •  create a supportive, healthy school environment (a health –promoting school);
  •  connect people with other support services.
I can talk to you and provide health and wellbeing information about:
  •  healthy eating and physical activity
  •  feeling unhappy or stressed
  •  relationships
  •  healthy skin
  •  personal and family problems personal and family problems
  •  growth and development
  •  sexual health
  •  pregnancy
  •  smoking, alcohol and other drugs
I am available for confidential consults with students and families, and will refer to specialist support agencies if necessary, or provide health information or advice. I am at Cairns School of Distance Education every Monday and alternate Tuesdays. My office is located in the library.
To refer a student or self-refer, please drop in for a chat, send me an email or call me on 4080 9272 ext 272. If you would like to access information, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

Sally O’Brien

School Based Youth Health Nurse

Ph: 0418753052 or (07)4080 9272