Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace

Nundah

1264 Sandgate Road, Nundah, Queensland 4012
P: (07) 3370 3900 F: (07) 3370 3999

headspace Nundah is operated by Aftercare. All headspace centres 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, Brisbane North (Partners 4 Health Ltd).

Our friendly staff at headspace Nundah can assist young people aged 12 to 25 years with mental health, general health, drug, alcohol, education and employment issues. Counselling and GP services are bulk-billed with a current Medicare card and valid Mental Health Treatment Plan.

Our staff include Clinical Psychologists, Psychologists, Mental Health Social Workers, Mental Health Occupational Therapists and a part-time GP. We also have a wide range of in-kind support available, check out our tabs below for more information.

Unfortunately, we are unable offer walk-in appointments as we are an appointment based service. Please call our reception staff on (07) 3370 3900 to book an initial appointment.

headspace Nundah provides wheel chair access throughout the centre including the toilets. A ramp to enter the building can be found to the left of the front door.

headspace Nundah is accessible by public transport with the Nundah Train Station only a short walk away. Please check out the Translink website to plan your journey to our centre - https://translink.com.au/ .

Services available

Dietitian

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Nutrition screening, dietary assessment and education about food and lifestyle, also support around healthy eating strategies.

Work and Study Support

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Get tips on how to prepare your resume and present for interviews. Find out about local employment opportunities (full time, part-time, or casual).

Mental Health Services

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Mental health workers – which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other workers – that can help if you're just not feeling yourself.

Doctor (GP)

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GPs can help with any physical health issues as well as issues related to sexual health, drug or alcohol use, relationship problems or feeling down or upset. Your centre may have a GP on site or links to one locally. 

Alcohol & Drug Services

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Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with any alcohol or other drug issue. 

Youth Reference Group

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A group of young people who help with events and some decision making at a centre. Ask your centre about getting involved.

More information

How to Make an Appointment (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

We understand that asking for help when you're not feeling yourself can sometimes be difficult or uncomfortable. Because of this, we have made our referral process as easy as possible.

If you are 12-25

  • You can refer yourself
  • You can have a family member or friend refer you (with your consent)
  • Your GP can refer you
  • Your school, TAFE, University or other service providers can refer you or assist you in making an appointment

If you are under 16 years of age, we encourage you to bring along a parent, care giver or support person for your first appointment.

To make an appointment

You can call us on 07 3370 3900
You can email us at headspace.nundah@aftercare.com.au
You can drop in an see us at 1264 Sandgate Rd, Nundah QLD 4012.

Please be aware that our email account is only checked during business hours. If you require urgent or out of business hours help please call KidsHelpLine 1800 55 1800, Lifeline 13 11 14 or visit eheadspace.com.au

Privacy

At headspace Nundah we take your privacy very seriously and anything shared with us is confidential. We keep all your information on a secure database which is only available to headspace Nundah staff. The law stops us from sharing your information outside these people unless we have your permission. Sometimes you do not want us to share your information and we respect that, however there may be times when we need to talk to someone without your permission, such as;  if you or someone else is at significant risk of harm or if the law requires us to do so.

Cost

Services are free, with 10 appointments bulk billed per year covered by Medicare when you have a Mental Health Treatment Plan. 

You don’t need to have a Mental Health Treatment Plan before contacting headspace and coming in for your first appointment.  This can be arranged for you with one of our GP’s or your own, after you attend.

Bulk Billing is where headspace, instead of charging you, can bill Medicare (or the Australian government) for the health services that you receive.  

Referral Forms (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

For Service Providers (Including GP's and Government Departments)

If you are a service provider, GP or Government Department, please complete the referral form below and return to headspace Nundah by email, fax or post. If the young person has a Mental Health Treatment Plan in place please provide a copy of this with the referral form.

We do require all GP's and external referrers to fill in our referral form to make sure that the young people you are referring is suitable for service at headspace Nundah.

Please note we are an early intervention service; our Clinical Team Leader will assess all incoming referrals and we will contact you shortly after to let you know whether the young person has been accepted into service.

Our fax number is 07 3370 3999
Our email is headspace.nundah@aftercare.com.au
Our postal address is PO Box 263, Nundah QLD 4012

No Medicare Card? (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

To access headspace Nundah's services for free all you need to have is a valid Medicare card.

If you don't have a Medicare card but think you might be eligible, you can apply on the Human Services page - https://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/medicare/medicare-card.

If you are ineligible to apply for a Medicare card, give us a call and we will direct you to alternative appropriate services for you, such as our fee-for-service options which range in price. 

Our Staff (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Nundah staff are dedicated health professionals who are passionate about working with young people and supporting you in a safe, friendly, confidential and non-judgemental environment. 

Management Team:

Regional Services Manager - Amelia

Clinical Services Manager - Catherine

Operations Manager - Ash

Practice Manager - Angela

 

Clinical Team:

Clinical Team Leader (Tuesday, Thursday & Friday) - Mel

Clinical Team Leader (Monday) - Vanessa

Senior Intake Clinician (Tuesday, Thursday, Friday) - Max

Senior Intake Clinician (Monday, Wednesday) - Helen

Intake and Assessment Officer - Ornella

 Intake and Assessment Officer - Sarah

Intake and Assessment Officer - Kira

Intake and Assessment Officer (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) - Carmen

 

Community Team 

Community Engagement Coordinator - Johanna

 

Admin Team

Medical Receptionist - Jamie

Medical Receptionist (Monday & Tuesday) - Larraine

Medical Receptionist (Monday, Thursday & Friday) - Sally

Medical Receptionist (Wednesday & Thursday) - Angela F

 

Private practitioners/clinical support:

Psychologist - Chris

Psychologist -Davina

Psychologist - Sam

Clinical Psychologist - Carolyn

Clinical Psychologist - Eunice

Clinical Psychologist - Maria

Clinical Psychologist - Meg

GP - Dr Julie

Dietitian - Steph 

 

Vocational Support Services:

Alcohol & Other Drugs Social Worker - Hot House - Amanda

Centrelink - Kimberley & Luke

Help Enterprises (Vocational Worker) - Marc

 

Lead Agency:

Aftercare

 

 

Youth Reference Group (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

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The Youth Reference Group is made up of a diverse group of young volunteers aged 12- 25 years, who help support and guide the centre on key components of youth mental heath service delivery and community awareness initiatives both within the Centre and the broader community.

The role of the YRG is varied and members are offered a range of opportunities to contribute to our centre and their community including; reviewing decisions regarding the day to day running of the centre, helping plan youth events and representing headspace Nundah at events or in the media.

If you would like to join our headspace Nundah Youth Reference Group then please complete the Youth Reference Group application and forward it to headspace.nundah@aftercare.com.au.

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Events:

Any upcoming events will be advertised online on our Facebook and Instagram, and our website will be updated here with a timetable regularly.

All activities are free unless otherwise noted and will be run by our friendly team.

We will be looking for participants for our 2018 True Colours group early next year. Please keep your eyes peeled on our website, Facebook and Instagram for further details. The True Colours program is an LGBTIQ+ support group run in conjunction with our friends at PCYC.

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Community Engagement:

if you would like resources to distribute to young people aged 12-25 please email headspace.nundah@aftercare.com.au.

For all enquiries regarding presentations and community engagement activities please contact headspace.nundah@aftercare.com.au - attention Johanna - Community Engagement Coordinator. Please be advised that 2-3 weeks notice for presentations and events is appreciated.

Student Placements & Volunteering (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Interested in knowing more about placements or volunteering? You can find out more here or you could email us at studentplacement@aftercare.com.au or if you are aged over 25 year - volunteering@aftercare.com.au.

Goldfish Tank (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Nundah, in conjunction with VIVA Energy, are offering Goldfish Tank Grants to young people aged 12 – 25 years to develop a project or event led by young people, for young people in their community.

Applications for funding will be open until 5pm Monday, 12 February 2018. There will be a pitch process at the end of February, where a shortlist of applications will be able to pitch their idea to a panel of youth and headspace representatives.

From there, projects and events will be planned and completed from March – May 2018, with reporting completed by 30 June 2018.

Guidelines for submission:

Projects that achieve one or more of the following criteria may be eligible for funding:

-          Youth mental health focused

-          Youth Engagement or Leadership

-          Health and Wellbeing

-          Assisting young people in the community

Applicants must be aged 12-25 years old, or in the event that a group is applying, the majority of group members must be aged 12-25 years old.

You can apply for a grant up to $5000 total, please include a budget of how you intend to spend your funding with this application. Application forms can be found here.

Should you have any questions about the application or pitch process please email goldfishtank@aftercare.com.au.

Please email the completed application form along with a copy of your budget to goldfishtank@aftercare.com.au. Applications close at 5pm Monday, 12 February 2018.