Free health sessions in your language

Free health information sessions for community groups in Arabic, Cantonese, Greek, Italian, Macedonian, Mandarin, Turkish, Vietnamese and plain English. Other languages are available with an interpreter.

Quit smoking: Breathe Well

Free Quit smoking sessions are available in metropolitan Melbourne.

Sessions have been designed for community groups and can be presented in Arabic, Cantonese, Dinka, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Macedonian, Mandarin, Punjabi, Swahili, Turkish, Vietnamese and plain English. Other languages are available with an interpreter.

These sessions provide information about the benefits of quitting, how smoking affects your health and where to get help to stop smoking.

To book a session, please fill out the booking form.

For more information please see our flyer.

These sessions are provided by Cancer Council Victoria and Quit Victoria.

Reduce Risk: Live Well sessions

Reduce Risk: Live Well sessions promote healthy lifestyle behaviours and increase awareness of shared risk factors for cancer, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.

Topics covered include:

  • Risk factors for chronic conditions
  • Eat well
  • Move well
  • Live well
  • Breathe well

The Reduce Risk: Live Well pilot sessions have finished, but community groups can now download resources to deliver this session in their preferred language. Resources are available in Arabic, Chinese (Simplified), Greek, Italian, Macedonian, Spanish, Turkish, Vietnamese and English.

The resources includes electronic copies of: 

  • Presenter's guide (English only: download here)
  • A PowerPoint presentation with all visual images of the Reduce Risk: Live Well sessions
  • Are You At Risk? checklist
  • Take home flyer containing relevant services and programs from the partner organisations
 
See the following table for resources in the available languages:
 
Presentations
Are You At Risk? checklist
Flyer
Arabic [1.65MB pdf]
Arabic [282kb pdf]
Arabic [8.19MB pdf]
Chinese – simplified [1.65MB pdf] Chinese – simplified [202kb pdf] Chinese – simplified [3.15MB pdf]
English [1.75MB pdf]
English [241kb pdf]
English [1.08MB pdf]
Greek [1.68MB pdf] Greek [183kb pdf]
Greek [190kb pdf]
Italian [1.82MB pdf]
Italian [234kb pdf]
Italian [152kb pdf]
Macedonian [1.52MB pdf]
Macedonian [245kb pdf] Macedonian [206kb pdf]
Spanish [1.59MB pdf]
Spanish [249kb pdf] Spanish [156kb pdf]
Turkish [1.53MB pdf]
Turkish [240kb pdf] Turkish [191kb pdf]
Vietnamese [1.6MB pdf]
Vietnamese [250kb pdf] Vietnamese [186kb pdf]

 

These resources are provided by Cancer Council Victoria, Diabetes Australia – Vic and the Heart Foundation who are committed to raising awareness and providing information to the public on how to minimise the risk of developing three of the major chronic conditions that affect our society.

When presenting sessions, you agree to present the view of Cancer Council Victoria, Heart Foundation and Diabetes Australia – Vic, not your own personal values or beliefs.

For more information, please email diversity@cancervic.org.au

Updated: 01 Sep, 2015