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
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.
FREE CONFIDENTIAL SERVICES
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?
- Drugs and alcohol?
- Sexual health?
- Sexual Orientation?
- Family life?
What should I expect from headspace?
- Respect, no matter what the issue
- Non-judgemental staff
- Availability of a range of different workers &
- 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
National Standards for Mental Health
This document outlines a set of mental health service standards
which can be applied to all mental health services across
headspace/TMML strive to ensure the best possible outcomes for
people with mental health conditions by adhering to the National Standards for Mental Health