Mental Health


12-25 Years

Young people tend to report a higher rate of suicidal thoughts and other health-risk behaviours, such as smoking, drinking and drug use, and many delay seeking help because they fear stigma and discrimination.

Our mental health support services are for young people (12 – 25yrs) with mild to moderate mental health issues.  They may be going through a tough time and needing youth friendly support.  Whether they are seeing one of our doctors (GPs), health workers or mental health professionals – all headspace staff are experts at working with young people.

Our services cover four core areas:

Mental health and wellbeing
Physical and sexual health
Work and study support, and
alcohol and other drug services

Visits are free and confidential, and headspace welcomes and supports young people of any ethnicity, culture, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Some of the reasons people visit us include:
Feeling anxious or stressed
Problems with family and friends
Issues in romantic relationships
Questions about sex
Questions about gender and who you are attracted to
Help with finding a job or getting into study
Physical health (including sexual health) concerns
Feeling down or depressed
Just not feeling themselves
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Please head to our contact us page for details for your local headspace centre.

Funding for our headspace centres is obtained on a regional basis through the Primary Health Networks and Medical Benefits Schedule Billing.  Each headspace centre is developed in partnership with local Youth Engagement and Commitees (YEC’s), local consortium agencies, headspace national Youth Mental Health Foundation and the PHNs.

“Happiness is the new rich.
Inner peace is the new success.
Health is the new wealth.
Kindness is the new cool.”

Our organisation is a company limited by guarantee. We are registered with the Australian Charities and Not for Profit Commission (ACNC), classified a Public Benevolent Institution (PBI) with Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) status.

StandBy Support After Suicide is a program of Youturn Limited

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Youturn supports young and vulnerable people of all ages across Australia, committed to ensuring that they have access to secure and affordable housing, and enjoy optimal mental wellbeing.

Youturn would like to acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as Australia’s First People and Traditional Custodians. We value their cultures, identities, and continuing connection to country, waters, kin and community. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and are committed to making a positive contribution to the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people, by providing services that are welcoming, safe, culturally appropriate and inclusive

Youturn is committed to embracing diversity and eliminating all forms of discrimination in the provision of health services. Youturn welcomes all people irrespective of ethnicity, lifestyle choice, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

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