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headspace

What is headspace?

headspace, formerly heading National Youth Mental Health Foundation, provides free early intervention mental health services to young people, along with assistance in promoting their wellbeing. This covers four core areas:

  • mental health,
  • physical health,
  • work and study support, and
  • alcohol and other drug services.

Who is headspace for?

You can visit headspace if you are between 12 and 25 years of age and:

  • are feeling down, stressed or worried
  • are having difficulty with something in your life
  • need help with a health issue
  • have concerns about alcohol and drugs
  • want to talk about sexual identity or relationships
  • want to discuss sexual health or find out about contraception
  • are being bullied, hurt or harassed
  • need advice about education or finding work
  • are worried about a friend or family member

What is the cost?

headspace is a free service (Medicare bulk-billed).

Where are these services provided?

headspace Wagga Wagga is located at 2/185 Morgan Street, Wagga Wagga, and other outreach locations.

For more information:

This service has been made possible by funding and support from the Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network through the Australian Government’s PHN Program.

headspace Batemans Bay is located at 1/11 Clyde Street, Batemans Bay, and other outreach locations.

For more information:

This service is supported by funding from COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN through the Australian Government’s PHN Program.

Your rights

The Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights underpins the delivery of care and services at headspace centres.

Our commitment to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people

Relationships Australia Canberra & Region is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people and adheres to the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations. Our CEO, Board and staff are committed to providing an environment where young people are safe, and their voices are heard about decisions that affect them and our services.

We have zero tolerance for child abuse and have systems to protect children and young people from abuse and take all allegations and concerns seriously. We respond to these in line with the organisation’s policies and procedures and legal obligations.

We are committed to the cultural safety and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people, the cultural safety of children and young people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and to providing a safe environment for children and young people with a disability.

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