headspace centres provide face-to-face and telehealth services to young people aged from 12 to 25 years and their families and friends.

headspace centres can support with;

  1. General health – There is a GP available to assist with physical health, including sexual health, and mental health concerns;
  2. Mental health – For young people who may be experiencing changes in thoughts, feelings, behaviour or perception that is impacting their well-being;
  3. Alcohol and other drugs – By providing support to young people who are experiencing challenges with alcohol and other drug use;
  4. Work, school and study – By providing or linking to assistance for study and employment.


To be eligible to access headspace, young people need to:

  • Be aged between 12 and 25 years.

Services at a headspace centre are usually free, and some services require a Medicare card. Young people can call to make an appointment themselves, or they can be referred by family, friends or by service providers.

For referrals from a service provider, use the referral form available on each centre’s website (see the links provided below).

Young people and their family and friends can contact their local headspace centre directly, or they can be referred by a GP or allied health provider.



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Lead agency

Sydney University Brain and Mind Research Institute