|About ASEHA - ASEHA Information|
ASEHA (Allergy, Sensitivity & Environmental Health Association Qld Inc) is a voluntary organisation, it is a self-help support group for people with allergy, food intolerance, multiple chemical sensitivity, chronic fatigue syndrome/Fibromyalgia, hyperactivity, attention deficit disorder. ASEHA was formed in 1984 to bring allergy sufferers together to share information, for encouragement and mutual support. Only another allergy sufferer can truly understand the social consequences and the misery of allergy.
Like most support groups ASEHA offers:
- a telephone support network,
- a quarterly newsletter,
- information for sale
Our main source of contact between members is our telephone support network. Chemical Cocktail is our newsletter and provide information aimed to assist members to manage their health problems.
- ASEHA engages in systems advocacy for necessary changes relevant to the
special needs of those with allergy, food and chemical sensitivity. These are areas of unmet need and there are many issues of access that need to be addressed in policy and service provision;
- takes part in public consultations in our area of interest
- responds to government discussion papers
- produces and presents papers at relevant conferences when appropriate
ASEHA is part of a network of Australia wide Allergy Associations and similar organisations overseas. We also network with:
- other support groups,
- environment groups,
- like minded people.
ASEHA conducts it's research into these issues from a variety of credible sources such as peer reviewed journals, Australian and Overseas Government Information and University studies.
ASEHA encourages people to take responsibility for their own health, to learn as much as they can about their body, their health problems and the substances that trigger their problems. ASEHA provides information to assist people to expand their treatment options, make informed choices and to manage their problems which can often make the difference between being sick or well. Management programs are based on avoidance of offending substances.
Mail: ASEHA Qld Inc. PO Box 96 Margate, Qld, Australia, 4019
Last Updated (Thursday, 19 November 2009 04:11)