headspace
Launceston

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Please Note

While things are moving with COVID-19, we want you to know that headspace Launceston is still here for you. We are operating a combination of in-person, online and phone services. If you need help please get in touch.

Nurse Service: Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm

Mental Health & Counselling appointments: Monday 9am-5pm, Tuesday 12-5pm, Wednesday to Friday 9am-5pm

About

From Monday 30 th March all headspace staff will be working remotely from home, with the exception of our doctor and nurse.  We are still open for business and will continue to provide services to our clients and community, however different arrangements will be in place to keep everyone safe. All our appointments will be delivered through online and digital platforms. Your worker will speak to you about this and you will be given more details of how to access this when you get your SMS appointment reminder. You can still call us and you can still make referrals to all our programs. We understand that these are difficult times for everyone and encourage you to speak to your worker or contact your nearest office if you have any concerns.

Please Note

While things are moving with COVID-19, we want you to know that headspace Launceston is still here for you. We are operating a combination of in-person, online and phone services. If you need help please get in touch.

Nurse Service: Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm

Mental Health & Counselling appointments: Monday 9am-5pm, Tuesday 12-5pm, Wednesday to Friday 9am-5pm

headspace Launceston is operated by Cornerstone Youth Services. 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, Tasmania (Primary Health Tasmania).

Services

Mental health workers – which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other workers – that can help if you're just not feeling yourself.

Sexual health screenings on site or links to local services. 

Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with work or study opportunities. 

Centres have a range of programs and activities for young people. Just ask your centre what they have on. 

GPs can help with any physical health issues as well as issues related to sexual health, drug or alcohol use, relationship problems or feeling down or upset. Your centre may have a GP on site or links to one locally. 

Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with any alcohol or other drug issue. 

A group of young people who help with events and some decision making at a centre. Ask your centre about getting involved.

“As soon as I sought help, I suddenly realised that my anxiety was very treatable and that I wasn’t alone.”
- Charlie

More information

For further information on headspace and frequently asked questions regarding the service please download the Information Pack for Young People

We are on the corner of Wellington & Brisbane Streets in Launceston, diagonally across from Morty's Food Court.

There is paid parking across the road in Wellington Street and nearby at 36-42 Bathurst Street, opposite Launceston College.
For more information on parking locations and costs involved please visit https://www.launceston.tas.gov.au/Built-Environment-and-Parking/Parking


Our location is close to metro and regional bus stops.
Bus timetables and fares can be downloaded from https://www.metrotas.com.au/timetables/launceston/

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How to refer

Referrals can now be made online via Cornerstone Youth Services website, just click the following link

Or alternatively complete one of the referral forms below so the worker contacting you has a bit of an idea what kind of assistance you need.

Download and print a copy of the registration form below and complete. Email the form back to us at headspace@csys.com.au
Once the form is received, we will phone you within 2 working days.
The person calling you will be a mental health professional from our access team and will discuss what's happening for you at the moment. If headspace is the right service for you, we'll arrange a time to meet you in person at the centre. This is a chance to ask more questions and get a good idea of what we provide. You're welcome to bring in a support person - family, friend - anyone you'd like to have with you.

SELF REFERRAL FORM

PROFESSIONAL REFERRAL FORM

100% of donations go towards improving the mental health and well-being of young people in our local community.

How will your donation support young people in our community?

Our goal is to increase the number of young people seeking help early by:

  • Improving the mental health literacy of young people and their supports
  • Raise awareness about headspace Launceston and its range of services
  • Mobilise local young people to take action to reduce the stigma associated with mental health
  • Are you considering running a fundraising event for headspace Launceston?

If your school, club or workplace are interested in running a fundraising event for headspace Launceston then we would like to hear from you.

For more information and fundraising support please contact us on 03) 6335 3100 and ask for Alison Filgate or email afilgate@csys.com.au

 

 

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