Heart disease resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

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We have a variety of information sheets about heart conditions and risk factors.

View and download the PDFs here, or call our Heart Foundation Helpline on 13 11 12 to order copies.

High blood pressure

Blood pressure fact sheet (PDF)

Read more about blood pressure

Heart failure

These resources will be updated soon due to the release of new heart failure guidelines. 

"Living every day with my heart failure" is a booklet of information about heart failure to help you manage your condition. It also includes a “My heart failure” action plan and medicines record sheet.  

You can order a copy from the Heart Foundation Helpline on 13 11 12 or email us.  

Read more about heart failure

Blood cholesterol

Cholesterol fact sheet (PDF)

Read more about blood cholesterol

Coronary heart disease 

Coronary heart disease fact sheet (PDF)

Read more about coronary heart disease

Heart attack

Heart attack fact sheet (PDF)

Action plan fridge magnet

Read more about heart attack and heart attack warning signs

Heart-healthy resources 

Smoking 

Smoking fact sheet (PDF)

Read more about smoking
 
Eating well

Nutrition fact sheet (PDF)

Flavours of the Coast: Koori Cookbook (PDF)

Read more about healthy eating

Being active

Physical activity fact sheet (PDF)

Read more about healthy eating

Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight

Obesity fact sheet (PDF)

Read more about healthy weight

Social and emotional wellbeing

My heart, my family, our culture - feeling sad and lonely (PDF)

Heart smart mobstyle resources 

Heart smart mobstyle has been developed for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. It has been designed for use at school in the Personal Development, Health and Physical Education subjects and Science and Technology subjects.
 
The resource includes heart health, healthy nutrition, physical activity and quitting smoking. There is a Teacher’s notes book as well as a Student activity book.
 

Heart Foundation Helpline

We are here to answer your questions. Call 13 11 12 and talk to one of our qualified heart health professionals. If you need an interpreter, call 131 450 and ask for the Heart Foundation.