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headspace Canberra is a free or low cost confidential service for young people between 12-25. We offer support for drug and alcohol use, mental, physical or sexual well being.
For immediate concerns contact Kids Helpline 1800 551 800, Lifeline 131 114 or Access Mental Health 1800 629 354.
eheadspace.org.au is also available for one-on-one counselling, group chats, helpful resources and more for both young people and their families.
- Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
- Wednesday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
- Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
headspace Canberra is operated by Grand Pacific Health. All headspace services are funded by the Australian Government Department of Health. Administration of funding is carried out by the headspace centre’s local Primary Health Network, in this case, Australian Capital Territory (Capital Health Network).
Mental health workers – which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other workers – that can help if you're just not feeling yourself.
Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with any alcohol or other drug concern.
Centres have a range of programs and activities for young people. Just ask your centre what they have on.
Sexual health screenings on site or links to local services.
A group of young people who help with events and some decision making at a centre. Ask your centre about getting involved.
We are unable to offer crisis support. If you are ever experiencing suicidal thoughts or a significant mental health crisis please contact the relevant Mental Health Crisis Team or attend your nearest hospital emergency department.
ACT Mental Health Crisis Team 1800 629 354 or 6205 1065
NSW Mental Health Crisis Team 1800 011 511
Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467
Lifeline 13 11 14
Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800
Emergency Services 000
If you are coming to headspace Canberra for an appointment please allow 15 to 30 minutes for travel time (particularly important during peak hours).
The most convenient place to park is in the Dendy Canberra Centre carpark and then walking across to our centre. Please allow 5 to 10 minutes for this walk.
If paying for parking is a potential barrier to attending your appointment, we have a ‘Pay it Forward’ parking fund where you’re able to take however much you need to pay for parking.
If you have any other questions about parking, please call us on (02) 6113 5700.
There are many ways to get involved with headspace Canberra, including:
For young people passionate about mental health and well-being who want to to have their say about headspace Canberra.
For young people aged between 16-25 who are passionate to spread the word in their community about mental health.
A reference group for family members or friends supporting a young person who is seeking support at a headspace centre.
Information for your most commonly asked questions about mental health and moving through life in general.
If you have you any compliments, complaints or suggestions about our services, then our team would like to hear from you, just click:
If you're interested in donating to headspace Canberra, please click the link below: