Family and Wellbeing

ACI Pain Management Network

Enjoy this free website which helps chronic sufferers gain a better understanding of pain. This site contains information to enable people to develop skills and knowledge in the self-management of pain in partnership with their healthcare providers. Access is available from home or in any Lake Mac Libraries' branch, no passwords are required.

Cancer Directory

The Cancer Directory website provides the Australian community and health professionals with a credible and comprehensive online directory of trusted Australian cancer care publications and resources. This website also provides direct links to resources on other websites that meet quality criteria determined by Cancer Council NSW. Access is available from home or in any Lake Mac Libraries' branch, no passwords are required.

Consumer Health Complete

Discover information on a wide variety of health and health-related topics as well as alternative or complementary treatments. Access is available from home by entering your Lake Mac Libraries' card number into the Patron ID field. Free access is also available at any Lake Mac Libraries' branch.

drug info @ your Library

Enjoy comprehensive and up to date information regarding alcohol and drugs. This joint initiative of NSW Health and the State Library of NSW has a specific focus on parents and carers of young people as well as secondary and TAFE students. Access is available from home or in any Lake Mac Libraries' branch, no passwords are required.

Find Legal Answers

Discover plain English answers to common legal questions with this free website provided by the Legal Information Access Centre. This website also provides comprehensive information for HSC Legal Studies students. Access is available from home or in any Lake Mac Libraries' branch, no passwords are required.

NPS MedicineWise 

NPS MedicineWise is an independent, not-for-profit and evidence-based organisation committed to improving the way health technologies are prescribed and used. This website provides up-to-date information on: medicine, medical conditions, medical tests and relevant health related topics. Access is available from home or in any Lake Mac Libraries' branch, no passwords are required.