headspace Mildura provides a range of free or of low cost services for young people between the age of 12-25 years, including advice, information and early intervention for the following;
- Mental & physical health concerns
- Use of alcohol and other substances
- Risk of homelessness
- Vocational & educational support
To make an appointment please call us during business hours, or complete our online referral form below. For urgent assistance, please call Mildura Base Hospital on 50223500 or Lifeline 131114. In an emergency call 000.
- Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
- Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
headspace Mildura is operated by Ramsay Health Care Pty Ltd. 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, Murray (Murray PHN).
Services could include: provision of contraception and advice, testing, support, treatment and management of sexually transmissible infections(STI) HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis vaccination for Hepatitis and HPV, pregnancy testing and referral.
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.
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.
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If you, or someone you know, are aged 12-25 years old and would like to access our services, please visit the center or contact us via phone, email, fax or submit our online referral form found below! If you are making the referral on behalf of a young person we ask that they are aware you are doing so and are willing to participate in our services.
*Please note: Referrals will be monitored throughout business hours. For urgent assistance or assistance out of business hours, please call Mildura Base Hospital Mental Health Services on 50223500 or Lifeline 131114. In an emergency call 000.
1. Complete a referral form
Self referral form
Family and Friends referral form
Professional referral form
2. We will contact you
For urgent assistance, please call Mildura Base Hospital on (03)5022 3500 or Lifeline 131114. In an emergency call 000.
3. The assessment
Meet an Engagement and Assessment Clinician. They will give you information, have a chat to understand what you are going through, and answer any questions that you might have.
4. Next step
We will work out the best way to support you and/or connect you to the right services. If you don't understand something or have questions, call us on (03)5021 2400.
headspace Mildura has a sexual health clinic with a GP and sexual health nurse that can help with condoms, dental dams, STI testing, pregnancy testing and advice.
- Our youth-friendly sexual health nurse can offer confidential advice and information. She is available by appointment only, click here for more information.
- GP services are available on Tuesdays from 2:00PM - 6:00PM. Please contact the centre on (03) 5021 2400 to make an appointment.
To see the sexual health nurse or GP, you'll need to have access to medicare. Many young people are listed on a parent's medicare card, and we can look up your medicare number without needing the physical card. For young people aged 15 and above, you can apply for your own medicare card if you want to. Fill out the medicare application form and return this form with ID (such as your birth certificate or student ID) to the medicare service centre. Our local medicare service centre is in the same building as centrelink at 112-124 Deakin Avenue, Mildura.
*Please note: even if you don't have access to a medicare card, please contact us and we will assist where possible.
For most services at headspace Mildura, you do not need a medicare card.
If you need to see the sexual health nurse or GP, you will need to have access to medicare.
Many young people are listed on a parent's medicare card, and we can look up your medicare number without needing the physical card.
For young people aged 15 and above, you can apply for your own medicare card if you want to.
Fill out the medicare application form and return this form with ID (such as your birth certificate or student ID) to the medicare service centre.
Our local medicare service centre is in the same building as Centrelink at 112-124 Deakin Avenue, Mildura.
Please note: even if you don't have access to a medicare card, please contact us and we will assist where possible.
headspace Mildura offer a range of programs for young people. These include:
Youthspace Group: The youthspace group helps to guide headspace Mildura by giving young people a direct role in guiding our centre. Volunteers aged between 12-25 who are passionate about the health of young people are welcome to apply. Click here to apply http://goo.gl/CizP8W
Alphabet Soup: A support group for young people aged 12-25 who are LGBTQIA+. If you are interested in joining the group please click here: https://goo.gl/forms/nFZ33nmEpDkkpCiy2
BOLD Magazine: headspace Mildura produce BOLD Magazine and work with volunteers aged 12-25 who are interested in writing, art or photography. For more information on getting involved, contact headspace Mildura on 5021 2400 or like the mag on social media to stay up to date on new editions and opportunities: www.facebook.com/BOLDmagmildura/
Tuning Into Teens: This is an evidence-based parenting program developed in Australia. The program has been shown to have benefits including improving parenting, parent-child relationships and children’s emotional competence and behaviour. For more information, call headspace Mildura on 5021 2400 or email email@example.com
headspace Mildura has a range of other group programs including Youtube Yoga, Next Steps in Work and Employment, and DBT (Dialectical Behavioural Therapy). To stay up to date, follow us on facebook www.facebook.com/headspaceMildura
If you would like headspace Mildura to attend your school/organisation please complete the below form.
We will try to accommodate your request; in order to plan, provide staff, information and resources we ask that you give a minimum of 4 weeks’ notice prior to your requested date.
Click here to complete a request form: https://goo.gl/forms/Y8LfpOELE3CpMxS23