Evaluation, Research and Annual Reports

Evaluation & Research 

It is critical that our initiatives deliver great outcomes for the young people we serve. That’s why at headspace, we’re committed to ensuring that our services and programs are underpinned by the best quality evidence and are effectively meeting the needs of young people and their families.

Through our comprehensive monitoring, evaluation and research activities, headspace is building an evidence base that can support continuous quality improvement, guide service innovation and inform future directions in youth mental health through advocacy and policy reform.

Recent reports

Insights: youth mental health and wellbeing over time
This paper presents insights from the 2020 headspace National Youth Mental Health Survey.
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Coping with COVID: the mental health impact on young people accessing headspace services
This report presents the results of a survey of 3,575 young people who received services at a headspace centre between 25 May 2020 and 5 June 2020.
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young people’s experience of telehealth during COVID-19
This report describes the experience of young people who accessed headspace services during the COVID-19 pandemic, in particular their experience of telehealth supports.
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Annual Reports

headspace is committed to transparency in its operations, and releases an Annual Report every financial year. These document what we’ve been done over the previous 12 months and includes financial statements that show where and how the money we receive is being spent.