COVID -19 UPDATE for headspace Albany
March 24 2020
COVID-19 is creating feelings of uncertainty within the community and headspace Albany is reminding young people we are here to support their mental health.
During this time we are offering a combination of in-person, online and phone services.
In order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, headspace Albany has put in place rigorous hygiene and physical distancing measures to ensure the safety of young people, family and friends, and staff working in the centre.
We strongly encourage young people who are feeling unwell or experiencing mild respiratory symptoms (runny nose, sore throat, cough or fever) to please phone before coming in.
Supporting young people in challenging times is crucial and headspace Albany is dedicated to ensuring that those who need it can access help.
For young people experiencing feelings of stress related to COVID-19, headspace has developed information which might be helpful to manage any changes to daily life as a result of containment measures.
Please visit the headspace website for more information: https://headspace.org.au/young-people/how-to-cope-with-stress-related-to-covid-19/
headspace encourages young people, family and friends, and staff to also seek advice from a local community general practice or from government advice lines services such as healthdirect/coronavirus.