headspace Queanbeyan is a free or low cost, confidential service where 12 to 25 years old can access mental health professionals. We offer a range of supports for young people worried about drug and alcohol use, mental, physical or sexual wellbeing.
To make an appointment call (02) 5131 1500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For immediate concerns, phone Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800, Lifeline 13 11 14, or NSW Mental Health 1800 011 511.
- Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Thursday: 11:00am - 7:00pm
- Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
headspace Queanbeyan is operated by Marathon Health . 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, South Eastern NSW (Coordinare Ltd).
Mental health workers – which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other workers – that can help if you're just not feeling yourself.
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.
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.
If you ever feel that you:
• are feeling down, stressed or can't stop worrying
• haven't felt like yourself for a long time
• can't deal with school or finding it difficult to concentrate
• are feeling sick or worried about your health
• want to cut down on your drinking or drug use
• want to talk about sexuality, identity or relationships
• are having difficulties with friendships
• have sexual health issues or want to find out about contraception
• are being bullied, hurt or harassed
• are worried about work or study or if you're having money trouble
headspace Queanbeyan is a place you can go to talk to someone about any of these issues.
headspace Queanbeayn is making a difference where it is needed most - our young people.
Our Centre provides early intervention services to young people 12 to 25 years. Our range of services includes mental, physical and sexual health, drug and alcohol information and support as well as vocational and educational assistance along with care coordination by our youth access team. It is a place where a range of services can be provided to young people in one youth friendly location. Our service is free and we ensure that we respect your confidentiality and privacy. We welcome all young people no matter your social background, gender, sexuality or cultural background. Please bring in your Medicare Card with you if you have one.
There are many ways to access headspace Queanbeyan yourself or support someone in doing so.
Self-Referral or Family and Friend Referrals
If you are a young person aged 12-25 and you are enquiring about headspace Queanbeyan services for yourself you do not require a formal referral. Simply phone or email to arrange an appointment with one of our staff.
Family and Friends of a young person wanting to make a referral on behalf on the young person can also just call or email us. Please ask the young person for their consent first.
Please leave a detailed message with your name, phone number and reason for calling and we will call you back.
Service Provider including GP’s and School Counsellor Referrals
If you are a GP, Service Provider, School Counsellor or Welfare staff, you can provide a written referral on behalf of a young person.
Once competed, please forward your referral, with any accompanying documentation, to headspace Queanbeyan via Healthlink ID: hsqbeyan, Secure Email (SOPHOS) or Post as per the PO BOX.
General Practitioners can choose to download the referral above, or use their usual referral/letter or MHTP and forward by Email.
Our contact details are:
Phone: 02 5131 1500
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If you need immediate help call the MSW Mental Health on 1800 629 354 or Lifeline 13 1114. In an emergency please call 000 or attend your nearest emergency department.
We are open:
Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Thursday: 11:00am - 7:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Please note that all appointments are provide over the phone or online via video during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Meet our team
What is the headspace Queanbeyan Youth Reference Group (YRG)?
The Youth Reference Group exists to ensure young people’s voices and opinions remain front and center in everything we do at headspace Queanbeyan.
YRG provides young people with the opportunity to be heard and be active around youth mental health and alcohol / drug issues. There are a number of roles you can play in a headspace local reference group, including:
- Leading a project in your local area
- Evaluation of headspace services
- Consultation around programs and resource development such as, factsheets, brochures, ads etc
- Assisting headspace with the delivery of some groups & programs
- Being a Media Spokesperson
- Social media consultation and development
By getting involved you will:
- Have the opportunity to have your say in the direction of youth mental health services in Australia
- Develop new skills
- Meet and work with other young people who are passionate about youth mental health
- Make a difference to youth mental health
headspace will provide training to support you
How do I get involved?
Complete the application form on survey monkey
If you have and questions call Nat on 5131 1500 or email email@example.com
*The application form can be completed verbally with Nat if you prefer
Monthly meetings are held on Thursday evenings 5.30-7pm at headspace [you can also dial in online]
Our YRG In Action at Queanbeyan Youth Week Festival
For more images of our YRG out an about, go to the "news" section of this web page or check out headspace Queanbeyan on Instagram and Facebook
Many organisations have come together to help make headspace Queanbeyan a reality. Our consortium partners are:
- Barnardos Australia
- Grand Pacific Health
- Max Employment
- Flourish Australia
- Southern Youth and Family Service
- Southern NSW Local Health District
At headspace Queanbeyan we are constantly looking for ways in which we can improve our services. If you have you any compliments, complaints and/or suggestions about our services, then our team would like to hear from you. To provide feedback please follow the Link .