headspace
Launceston

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Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

About

 

 

headspace Launceston offers free support for young people aged 12 to 25, their families and friends.

 

Are you or someone you know:

  • feeling down, stressed or worried
  • wanting to talk about sexuality, gender identity or relationships?
  • finding it hard to deal with study or work?
  • wanting to cut down drinking or drug use?
  • wanting to discuss your physical health?

 

Our services are free.  To refer, give us a call or complete our self-referral form online.  Don't forget to save or phone number 6335 3100 and an Access Worker will call you in 2-3 business days.

Please see the "how to refer" tab section at the end of this page 

 

Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

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 concern.

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

The Youth Reference Group (YRG) is made up of young people passionate about mental health and well-being.

The YRG aims to:

  • provide you with the opportunity to have input into the strategic direction of headspace services, and local youth services
  • allow a way for the voice of young people to be heard and acted upon
  • provide opportunities for skills and leadership development
  • support you to lead projects locally
  • allow young people to direct youth health and wellbeing policy development
  • demonstrate good practice by involving young people in the youth, welfare and health sector,

 

Ask a staff member about getting involved

  • Counselling
  • General Practitioners 
  • Drug and alcohol counselling
  • Work and study support
  • Dietitian 
  • Sexual health

At headspace Launceston (along with our lead agency Cornerstone Youth Services) we want to make sure that young people know their rights, understands their privacy and how to make a complaint if necessary. 

Cornerstone Youth Services Privacy Statement: click HERE

Cornerstone Youth Services Clients Rights and Responsibilities: click HERE 

Cornerstone Youth Services Compliments and Feedback Form:  click HERE

Feedback form: click HERE

You can also give hard copy feedback or complaints at reception. 
We welcome all feedback, the good and the bad. 

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.

https://www.cornerstoneyouthservices.com.au/headspace-self-referral/                   SELF REFERRAL FORM

https://www.cornerstoneyouthservices.com.au/headspace-professional-referral/       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

 

 

This page is currently being updated.

 

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