headspace

Youth friendly mental health service for people aged 12-25

Are you aged 12-25 and going through a tough time?

We've got your back! headspace provides information, support and services to young people, aged 12-25 years, and their families and friends. Whether you’re seeing one of our doctors (GPs), health workers or mental health professionals – all headspace staff are experts at working with young people.

Our headspace centres are located at Adelaide, Edinburgh North and Onkaparinga.

What do we offer?

  • Youth friendly environment

    Our headspace centres are youth-friendly and inviting.

  • Safe space

    We offer a space where you and your safety is our number one priority.

  • Respect & confidentiality

    We'll treat you with respect at all times and keep your information private.

  • No cost

    Servies at our headspace Centres are free.

Accessing this service

Am I eligible?

To be eligible for headspace, you must be aged between 12-25.

Who are the headspace staff?

All headspace staff are experts at working with young people. The headspace staff include a team of Mental Health Clinicians, GPs and Youth Mental Health Workers.

Our team will help you to access the right type of worker. To support your needs.

How do I access the service?

Booking an appointment is as simple as phoning or emailing your nearest headspace centre to find a time that suits you. You can also ask a friend, teacher, parent, other family member, health worker or community agency to contact headspace for you.

Alternatively, you can complete one of our Online Community Referral Forms for the centre closest to you: headspace Adelaide Referral Form, headspace Edinburgh North Referral Form, headspace Onkaparinga Referral Form.

Contact us

For Mental Health Emergencies Call 000

If you, or someone you are with, are hurt or need immediate support, please call 000.

Emergency and crisis support

Frequently Asked Questions

Information for GPs

To refer a patient to this service, please download the Mental Health Treatment Plan, complete and return to us via email or fax.

Mental Health Treatment Plan

We're here to help!

If you’re a young person aged between 12-25 years, headspace provides a range of services to improve your health and wellbeing. Our services cover four core areas: mental health and wellbeing, physical and sexual health, work and study support, and alcohol and other drug services.

Visits are free and confidential. headspace welcomes and supports young people of any ethnicity, culture, faith, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Some of the reasons people visit us include:

  • Feeling anxious or stressed
  • Problems with family and friends
  • Issues in romantic relationships
  • Questions about sex
  • Questions about gender and who you are attracted to
  • Bullying
  • Anger
  • Help with finding a job or getting into study
  • Physical health (including sexual health) concerns
  • Feeling down or depressed
  • Just not feeling yourself

Join our groups & workshops

Ranging from one-off sessions to six-week programs, our group workshops will provide you with practical knowledge and resources to improve your mental health and wellbeing.

View groups and workshops

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, Adelaide (Adelaide PHN).