Welcome to the Walk of Wonders!

I am Sophie and I decided to hike the Bibbulmun Track from the 17th of March. It is a 1000 kilometre journey starting in Albany at the bottom of Western Australia, up to Kalamunda, in the Perth hills. It should take me about 2 months – and...

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Hobart’s Headspace centre minds when it matters

Awareness  of mental health and wellbeing has led to soaring demand for a Hobart youth health service. Hobart’s Headspace centre, a mental health service for 12 to 25-year-olds, has seen demand increase as stigma in the community has reduced...

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Keep people at the heart of mental health

Services such as headspace are vital to our community’s health. There is no disputing this, and nobody is trying to, discusses Emma D’Agostino. The question is, how best to set such services up to meet the ever-growing demand for their help. We...

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It’s time we talked to our kids about suicide

Daily Mercury DON’T let our kids’ calls go unanswered. The Daily Mercury in conjunction with Grapevine Group has launched a petition to Mackay’s principals urging them to get the suicide prevention program SafeTALK into their...

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Help available for depressed teens, parents

Article published by The Murray Valley Standard 18 May 2015 Parents concerned about their children’s mental health have a new avenue through which to find help. Youth mental health organisation Headspace has extended its support line to parents...

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The headspace best practice framework

Mr Nic Telford, Evaluation Manager, headspace will provide an overview of the research, outline the best practice framework and demonstrate how these principles are being practically implemented across headspace centres to improve practice and...

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Advocates ramp up Headspace campaign

Thomas O’Byrne and Michelle SpeirsThe Guardian – Northern Victoria   SWAN Hill Rural City Council and local health care workers have stepped up their campaign to improve mental health outcomes for young people in the...

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