Our Broome, Kununurra and Wyndham offices are closing early on Friday 21st September for an opportunity for staff to celebrate Boab Health Service’s 20th Anniversary of providing primary health care services across the Kimberley. If you require urgent assistance out of hours, please contact your nearest clinic or hospital or for urgent mental health support …

Boab Health Services are excited to be partnering with WA Country Health Service and local accredited practising dietitians to deliver a 10-week evidence-based healthy lifestyle program in Kununurra during Term 4, 2018. The Better Health Program is a FREE community-based program for 7-13 year old children who are above a healthy weight, and their families. …

Boab Health Services are excited to announce we are holding ‘Art for Well Being’ art exhibitions in Broome and Kununurra during Mental Health Week 7 – 14 October 2018. The aim of this project is to celebrate works of art created by people with mental health issues and / or their family and friends. We invite …

Our West Kimberley dietitians ran some great activities at the Broome Boulevard for Smart Eating Week on February 15th,  with the aim of increasing healthy food choices and awareness of smart eating amongst Kimberley residents . The team provided healthy snacks, demonstrations, recipe books and promotional giveaways and our dietitians were on hand to have …

Discover, through an experiential eight week course, how being more present and mindful can help you recognise unhelpful, habitual reactions and choose alternative responses for greater contentment and freedom. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) is the original course designed by Jon Kabat-Zinn in the mid-1970s. It has been proven helpful to assist people to better manage …

Mental Health Week is held every year in October, and aims to raise awareness, reduce stigma, encourage help-seeking behaviour and promote mentally healthy communities. This year’s theme is to connect with nature, connect with community and connect with self for mental wellbeing. Boab’s ITC and mental health team joined other agencies in Broome on 12th …

Feltman is a teaching tool that can be used by health professionals to help explain what happens in the body of someone who has diabetes. A very successful group training session showing participants how to use Feltman was delivered by Niomi Vis Crowe, one of our West Kimberley Dietitians on 31st March. The session was …

Boab Health is excited to offer another of our popular Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) courses commencing on the 8th May 2017. Mindfulness Based  Stress Reduction is an 8 week course for anyone who wishes to learn more about mindfulness techniques, including formal meditations, mindful movement and simple, informal mindfulness techniques applied to daily life. …

The team at Boab Health are aware for many people the Christmas period can be a time of increased stress, anxiety and depression.  The Mental Health team have developed a brochure with many practical ways to reduce your stress this festive season.  Click here to read the brochure.