Local Health Practitioners Directory

This directory of local Nimbin health practitioners has been set up to meet a community need which was identified in the SNCP planning process.

It is the responsibility of the listed practitioners and services to update the below information if it falls out of date.

To be listed in this directory, please complete the form attached here and return it to NNIC.

NEW!! at the end of this page you will find a list of useful Help Lines for people in crisis or in urgent need of help.

DISCLAIMER:

This community Health and Well-being Services Register is a strategy under the Sustainable Nimbin Community Plan.

All information and advertisements ("information") contained in this Register is provided by third parties. NNIC disclaims all responsibility for any errors in the information or links provided. The information contained in the web site is accessible by the public and available for public viewing. Communications transmitted is provided 'as is', without express or implied warranty. Independent inquiries should be made to verify and confirm the information contained in this Register.

NNIC makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability or suitability of the information or links provided on this Register.

NNIC makes no representations, either express or implied about the therapeutic or other value of any services listed in this register.

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Nimbin Hospital - for emergencies only. There is a list of Drs in Lismore available from the Hospital if you are having trouble getting into a Dr at the GP clinic.

Phone: 6689 1400

Nimbin Medical Centre (GP Clinic)

Phone: 6689 1410

Hours: Mon-Fri 9am to 5pm, Sometimes closed on Friday arvos.

Nimbin Aged Care

Phone: 6689 1709

Nimbin Integrated Services (Mental Health/AOD Nurse Practioner at NNIC)

Ph: 6689 1497 or see the welfare workers at NNIC for a referral.

Hours: Mon-Fridays 9am-3pm.

B-well - B-supported is a peer support recovery program from the Buttery Well Being program. Share stories and experience your AOD recovery with music. Mondays at INTRA rooms, Strand Arcade, Molesworth St Lismore. Call 6687 1658 for info.

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Nimbin Apothecary - 54 Cullen Street Nimbin.

Hours: 9.30am - 5pm Mon-Fridays. 10am-2pm Saturdays. Free over-the-counter consultations and all your herbal needs. Ph: 6689 1529 click here for the website. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Nimbin Homeopathics - for all your homeopathic supplies, First Aid and consultations.

Hours: Most days - flexible times. Over the counter, email and telephone supplies and first aid, free advice and ethically priced consultations. Postal orders available Aust-wide. Contact via face book, telephone or email. Ph: Tarang Bates 6689 1452. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.">

Nimbin Naturopathic Remedy Room. Open everyday from 10am to 2pm. Other times by appointment. 10 minutes free consultation, 90 minute massage $75. Free herbal medicine clinic and naturopathic consults. Healing massage by appointment. Sarah Pretorius, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Phone 0421569627

Centre For Balance and Empowerment - Remedial massage therapy, Craniosacral Therapy, Matric Energetics, EMF Balancing Technique. Facilitating healing of mind body and soul. Daniel Kesztler.

Appointments available via Nimbin Apothecary ph 66891529. $70-$90 per hour. $40 per 30mins. Hours vary.

Naturally Nourished Skin Care and Massage - Kylie Cain.

At the Green Bank, 1/39 Cullen St Nimbin. Hours- Thursdays 9.30am until late. Appointments via the Green Bank 6689 1881 or Kylie 0479 198 768. $65/hr ($60 concession), $85/90mins ($80 concession).

Melissa Williamson - Chinese Medicine Practitioner (Registered Acupuncturist).

At 4/66 Cullen St. Hours - Tues-Saturdays. $60 per hour. By appointment only. Phone 0431 958 443 for appointments.

Chinese medicine, accupuncture, cupping, herbs, therapeutic massage, reflexology. *Health Fund Rebates available.

Nimbin Wholistic Health - Martyn Harper Chiropractor and Osteopath

8 Cecil Street, Nimbin.  Hours: 8.30am to 5.00pm ThursdayFriday.

Cost: Initial/long $85/$65. Standard: $63/$53. HICAPS available.

For appointments call 6689 1256 on Thursday or Friday.

Traditional Wisdom - Kirrah Holborn - homebirth doula, antenatal classes, pregnancy group, placenta encapsulation services, pregnany massage.

Hours: Tues,Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun. For more info see the website.

For appointments phone 0429 308 851

Nimbin Birth and Beyond Pregnancy Group - at Birth and Beyond every Wednesday 4.15pm-5.15pm. For info phone Kirrah 0429 308 851.

Nimbin Optical - Tina Fuller - at The Community Centre 81 Cullen St Nimbin. Hours = Tuesdays 10.30-6pm and Fidays 9am-3pm. Eye tests, bulk billing, "Visioncare" (free glasses for eligible persons), large range of frames at reasonable prices, eye health and care and exercises. For appointments phone 6689 0081 or drop in during opening hours.

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HELP LINES

*Note: calls to helplines are generally free or the cost of a local call. Charges may apply if calling from a mobile.

Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800 is Australia's only free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25. Click here for the website.

Lifeline 13 11 14 crisis support for people feeling sad, lonely, suicidal or anxious. Click here for the website.

Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467 free telephone counselling 24/7 for people feeling suicidal, worried about someone, bereaved by suicide or supporting suicidal clients. Click here for the website.

HeadSpace  Australia's National National Youth Mental Health Foundation, providing mental and health wellbeing support, information and services to young people. To access on line support go the website here.

Mental Health Line 1800 011 511 A 24 hour service across NSW to connect people to the right care or service.

NewAccess 1300 137 934 is a BeyondBlue and Movember Foundation initiative which aims to support people with low to moderate anxiety and depression by providing them with the support of an Access Coach. Clients can self-refer, or be referred by their health practitioner. Click here for the website.

Health Direct Australia 1800 022 222 24 hrs a day 7 days a week to speak to a GP or a registered Nurse. See the website for more info here.

Poisons Information Centre 13 11 26 An emergency telephone service to provide information on : acute poisoning, bites, stings, venomous creatures and drug interactions.

Breatfeeding Helpline 1800 mum 2 mum (1800 686 268)- The Australian Breastfeeding Association (ABA) runs the National Breastfeeding Helpline. Click here for the website.

Child Protection Helpline 132 111 (TTY 1800 212 936) to report child abuse and neglect 24 hrs.

Domestic Violence Line 1800 656 463 (TTY 1800 671 442) for assistance with DV.

Mensline 1300 789 978 A service dedicated to supporting men with family and relationship issues. 24 hour phone support service, peer groups, referrals, articles on men's issues, and more. Click here for the website.

Parentline NSW 1300 1300 52 for help with parenting issues and parenting support. 24hrs 7 days a week. Click here for the website.

National Dementia Helpline 1800 100 500 telephone information and support service for dementia. Click here for the website.

Cannabis Information and Support 1800 30 40 50 a confidential information and support line for cannabis users and their families and supporters. Click here for the website.

Gambling Helpline 1800 858 858 Providing free, anonymous, 24/7 online support, self-help tools and information for identifying and dealing with problem gambling Australia-wide. Click here for the website.