headspace Townsville

Providing free health services for young people in the Townsville area. headspace is an inclusive service and does not discriminate regardless of age, race, cultural background, religion, sexual orientation, gender, or disability.

headspace Townsville is about making sure that young people in Townsville and surrounding areas have the best support, access, information and services for their health and well-being.

It's about support for general health, mental health, drug and alcohol issues, and employment and education support. With the help of its dedicated youth friendly staff of Doctors, Psychologists, Social Workers, Youth Workers, and a consortuim of other helpful staff, headspace Townsville has become a popular one-stop-shop for young people (aged 12-25) seeking help or advice and their physical and mental health concerns.


Have you been:

  • Feeling depressed or anxious?
  • Not coping at school?
  • Having problems sleeping?
  • Finding it hard to concentrate?
  • Wanting to cut down your drinking or drug use?
  • Bullied, hurt or sexually harrassed? Having a tough time with work or getting a job?

Do you have concerns about:

  • General physical help?
  • Emotions and feelings?
  • Nutrition and diet?
  • Contraception?
  • Drugs and alcohol?
  • Sexual health?
  • Relationships?
  • Sexual Orientation?
  • Family life?

What should I expect from headspace?

  • Confidentiality
  • Respect, no matter what the issue
  • Non-judgemental staff
  • Availability of a range of different workers & services
  • A youth-friendly environment

How do I make an Intake appointment?

You can make an appoinment by calling (07) 4799-1799 or you can just drop in during our opening hours Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm, alternatively you can ask your current health professional for a referral to headspace Townsville.

You can come to headspace alone or with a friend or family member, whatever makes you feel comfortable.

Family and Friends

Helping a young person through a difficult time can be rewarding but does sometimes cause you to feel stressed and tired. It is important that as you care for someone that you also look at what you need to remain fit and healthy.  Being at your best means that you can offer greater patience and a more considered approach as to how you can help. You can find more information about support for carers at Carers Queensland.

National Standards for Mental Health Services

This document outlines a set of mental health service standards which can be applied to all mental health services across Australia.

headspace/TMML strive to ensure the best possible outcomes for people with mental health conditions by adhering to the National Standards for Mental Health Services.