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Youth health nurse


Karin Rissel is the School Based Youth Health Nurse at Brisbane School of Distance Education. 

This service is a voluntary and confidential service, unless the information is required by law or there is a risk to the young person's safety. Nurses are mandatory reporters of child abuse.

The role of the Youth Health Nurse is to provide an accessible health service to young people which is relevant to their health issues and needs. 

This includes working with young people, school staff and parents to;

  • Promote health and well being
  • Create a supportive, healthy school environment
  • Connect people with other services

The Youth Health Nurse can provide health and wellbeing information about;

  • Healthy eating and physical activity
  • Feeling unhappy or stressed
  • Relationships
  • Healthy skin
  • Personal and family problems
  • Growth and development
  • Sexual Health
  • Smoking, Alcohol and other drugs

To access my services please feel free to email: 

(attn: Youth Health Nurse) Karin is available on Alternating Monday’s (starting week 1) and every Tuesday and Friday

Or Phone: 3727 2698