Health events in your life

ACC is there to help. Find out how

ACC's National Serious Injury Service specialises in helping people to return to their everyday lives after serious... read more about ACC is there to help. Find out how»

Check out the HealthInfo Canterbury website

HealthInfo Canterbury is an easy-to-use health information website written just for you, the people of Canterbury. You... read more about Check out the HealthInfo Canterbury website»

Depression: You don’t have to tough it out

Depression and anxiety can happen to anybody, but men are less likely to reach out for help. Healthinfo has a... read more about Depression: You don’t have to tough it out»

Do I need braces? And other questions for teenage teeth

Find out more information from Healthy Smiles about crooked teeth, tooth whitening, tongue piercings, smoking,... read more about Do I need braces? And other questions for teenage teeth»

Eight of the most common ways kids get injured

Childhood injuries are common. Thankfully most of these are minor. But every year in New Zealand children are badly... read more about Eight of the most common ways kids get injured»

Get help paying for residential care: Here’s how

People who require long-term supported accommodation due to an illness or a disability may be entitled to a subsidy.... read more about Get help paying for residential care: Here’s how»

Getting funding for disability and injury equipment

Here you will find information about what help you may be eligible for, where to look for equipment and how to choose... read more about Getting funding for disability and injury equipment»

Has someone close to you been seriously injured?

ACC has web-based resources and free DVDs to help partners, parents, and caregivers of people who are seriously injured... read more about Has someone close to you been seriously injured?»

Help for children whose parents have a mental illness or addiction

There are people and organisations that can help you. If you, or a child you know, needs help to cope with a family... read more about Help for children whose parents have a mental illness or addiction»

How to find a doctor for your child

It’s important to enrol your child with a general practice at birth or as soon as possible after that. The Ministry... read more about How to find a doctor for your child»

How to get back into the community after an illness or injury

It is important to get back into activities with other people after an illness, injury, or surgery – but it can seem... read more about How to get back into the community after an illness or injury»

How to minimise the frustration of memory loss.

Mild memory loss is very common as people get older. These strategies can help you make changes to you environment and... read more about How to minimise the frustration of memory loss.»

How to talk to your kids about puberty

It's important to talk to your children about puberty. Try to start talking to them before signs of puberty develop so... read more about How to talk to your kids about puberty»

Immunisations: Get them now, get them free

Immunisation is the best way to protect yourself and others from infectious diseases. Find out about the free... read more about Immunisations: Get them now, get them free»

Is immunisation safe for children?

The evidence is clear: Immunisation is safe, and protects your child from some serious diseases and helps to stop those... read more about Is immunisation safe for children?»

It’s time to go home from hospital. What now?

ACC has information about preparing to return home from hospital, including getting financial assistance, equipment,... read more about It’s time to go home from hospital. What now?»

Learn about palliative care options for you or your loved ones

Palliative care is care for a person of any age who has a life-limiting illness. Palliative care is provided in the... read more about Learn about palliative care options for you or your loved ones»

Living with disabilities: our stories

Two people with disabilities, Rodney and Ross, share their stories with ACC about having someone help with personal... read more about Living with disabilities: our stories»

My child has a serious allergy. What can I do?

Serious allergies can threaten your child’s life. You can help prepare by informing yourself about the risks and... read more about My child has a serious allergy. What can I do?»

Older people can get depressed too. Find out how to manage it

Depression is not a normal part of ageing and it is not a character weakness. It is a medical illness for which there... read more about Older people can get depressed too. Find out how to manage it»

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