Holiday Closure

Queensland Positive People Good Friday (15th April 2022) and the Easter Monday (18th April 2022) Public Holidays. and will re-open from Tuesday the 19th April 2022.

The RAPID Clinic will be closed from 5pm Saturday 9th April and will be re-open as usual, from 3pm Tuesday 26th April 2022, as the clinic is taking a short break for some changes to occur. 

COVID-19 Information

The latest updates on COVID-19 for PLHIV can be found on our website by clicking here.
General updates on the COVID-19 situation in Queensland can be found by clicking here.

Emergencies

If someone’s life is in danger or there is an immediate risk of harm, call emergency services on 000.

HIV treatment/care:

Urgent or treatment related concerns, please seek advice from your GP, out of hours medical provider (e.g. Home doctor service – 13 7425), sexual health clinic or hospital emergency department (if required).

A list of sexual health service providers (including their opening times) can be found here by inputting your post code – https://www.health.qld.gov.au/clinical-practice/guidelines-procedures/sex-health/services/hiv-clinic-search

Urgent Mental health concerns/advice call:

MH CALL on 1300 64 22 55

Lifeline 13 11 14 for crisis support and suicide prevention.

Suicide Prevention Counselling 1300 659 467  https://www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au/

DVConnect

  • If you identify as a women, please call the Womensline:  1800 811 811
  • If you identify as a male, please call the Mensline:  1800 600 636
  • If you identify as non-binary, please call the service that you feel most comfortable contacting, and let us know whether you have a preferred pronoun.
  • If you have experience sexual violence, please call Sexual Assault helpline:  1800 010 120

Emotional support

For emotional support please call:

BeyondBlue operate 24 hours a day on 1300 22 4636. There are some helpful resources and support guides on their website: www.beyondblue.org.au

QLife is an anonymous, national LGBTI peer support service with telephone, web chat and referral services for people wanting to talk about sexuality, identity, gender, bodies, feelings or relationships. Phone 1800 184 527 or web chat at www.qlife.org.au

Housing

Call the Homeless Hotline on 1800 474 753.

Homeless Hotline is a phone information and referral service for people who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of homelessness

Meals/Food

VAKS directory can be sorted by regional council areas, and dates available  https://vaks.mycommunitydiary.com.au/Queensland

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