​Northern Sydney Health Promotion Service has

as primary health areas for our projects/activities:

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Tobacco 

Smoking remains the number one preventable cause of death and disease in Australia. Discover Health Promotion's activities on tobacco control:

Healthy Restaurant Healthy WorkersThe Healthy Restaurant Healthy Workers Project aims to improve the health of restaurant workers by encouraging them to quit smoking. ​
You Just Don't Smoke Around HospitalsThe You Just Don't Smoke Around Hospitals resources support a smoke-free Northern Sydney Local Health District. ​
Sales2MinorsSales 2 Minors involves volunteers aged 14-16 years attempting cigarette purchases under the watchful eye of Public Health Unit staff. ​

Tobacco Resources

Tobacco resources and services available to help promote quit smoking. ​

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Healthy Eating Active Living 

Health Promotion works with partners on projects to encourage physical activity and healthy eating in a range of settings. Discover Health Promotion's activities to promote healthy weight:

Live Life Well @ School

Live Life Well @ School aims to get more students, more active, more often, as well as focusing on healthy eating habits.

Munch & MoveMunch & Move supports children (birth to 5 years) by promoting physical activity, healthy eating and reduced small screen time.​
Go4FunGo4Fun® is a free healthy lifestyle program supporting children (aged 7-13) to become fitter, healthier and happier.​
Go Active 2 WorkGo Active 2 Work aims to encourage and support active, healthy and sustainable forms of transport amongst NSLHD staff.​
Go Active 2 SchoolGo Active 2 School supports primary school students (and families) to choose active and safe travel options to get to and from school. ​
Active @ MacquarieGo Active @ Macquarie makes physical activity, including active travel, easier for Macquarie Hospital (North Ryde) staff and visitors.​
Ready, Set, Grow encourages and supports the creation of sustainable school fruit and vegetable gardens at schools. ​
Healthy Weight ResourcesResources and services available to help promote healthy weight.​

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Alcohol Harm Prevention 

Health Promotion works on alcohol related projects in partnership with community and public sector agencies including local councils, Police, Community Drug Action Teams, Liquor Accords and others:

RSA 4 SchoolsResponsible Service of Alcohol for Schools (RSA 4 Schools) improves young peoples' understanding of alcohol and its supply. ​
Stop The SupplyStop The Supply targets the 'secondary supply' of alcohol to people under 18 years of age.​
Other Alcohol ActionPast projects and other resources on alcohol harm prevention.​

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Falls Prevention 

Injuries due to falls in older people are a serious yet potentially preventable cause of mortality and morbidity. Discover Health Promotion's activities to reduce falls and fall related injury:

Healthy Lifestyle CoursesHealthy Lifestyle Courses help older community members maintain muscle strength, improve balance and be physically fitter. ​
Stepping On'Stepping On' is a free falls prevention program for seniors. It builds knowledge, strength and confidence to remain independent at home.​
Falls Prevention ResourcesA range of falls prevention resources are available for sale. These include brochures, magnets and DVDs etc. ​
April Falls DayApril Falls Day is an annual promotion in hospitals and the community to prevent falls​
Falls Prevention is Everyone's BusinessFalls Prevention is Everyone's Business: Resources and links to help prevention falls.​

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Other Projects

Other Health Promotion projects: 

Urban Planning 4 HealthUP4Health involves advocating for healthy built environments through submissions on development and other plans. ​
Northern Sydney Youth Health Promotion promotes the health and well being of young people in the Northern Sydney area.​

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For more information on our current projects see our project list, visit the projects on this site or contact one of our Health Promotion Units.