Hours

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

headspace

Shepparton

129 High Street, Shepparton, Victoria 3630
P: (03) 5823 8800 F: (03) 5821 8678

headspace Shepparton is operated by Goulburn Valley Health. 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, Murray (Murray PHN).

headspace Shepparton is open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.
Open Tuesdays till 8pm, by appointment only. 

At headspace Shepparton we are simple and easy to access!
Just walking in, call us for a chat, or check out our  website or Facebook page where you can find relevant information about our center and what we can do to help.

headspace has been set up to assist young people aged 12-25 and their families deal with different problems and access help with experts in a range of areas. 

At headspace Shepparton our staff are experienced and passionate about working with young people.
Our staff includes youth workers, GPs, psychologists, psychiatrists, Mental health social workers, sexual health nurses, alcohol and drug workers, education and employment, diversity workers, newly arrived workers and many more.

Services available

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. 

Sexual Health Services

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Sexual health screenings on site or links to local services. 

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. 

Work & Study Services

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Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with work or study opportunities. 

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.

Youth Programs

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Centres have a range of programs and activities for young people. Just ask your centre what they have on. 

Positions available at headspace Shepparton

New Private Practitioners Required, Part-time/Sessional (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Shepparton has capacity for more private practitioners on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 5-8pm and Friday afternoons. Can be as little as ½ day. Must be youth friendly

Job spec can be downloaded here

For further information please contact headspace Shepparton Manager Caroline French on 03 58 238800 or Caroline.French@gvhealth.org.au

                              

More information

WANT headspace @ Your EVENT? (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

headspace Shepparton is happy to attend events when we can. 

headspace can provide, information stalls, Interactive stalls. 3x3 or 6x3. 

headspace needs at least 8 weeks notice prior to the event date. 

Please call the Office (5823 8800) and have a chat to our friendly Community Awareness Officer to see what we can offer. 

Alternately Please FILL IN THIS FORM and send it to us (See forms for details) 

HAPPY EVENT PLANNING. 


Making a Referral (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

You can phone our team to talk confidentially about your worries on 5823 8800  or you can call in at headspace Shepparton, 129 High Street, Shepparton and talk to someone face to face.  We are open 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. 

You are welcome to bring a friend or family member with you for support if you like :)

Referrals from GPs, schools and agencies

If you are working with a young person you believe would benefit from headspace Shepparton support you can make a referral using our referral form which you can download it here.

WANT headspace @ your School? (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

 Tips for a healthy headspace
Age group: 12-18
Time: 45minutes
Group Size: 8-100 people.
Learning Outcome: Understanding of the effects emotions and difficult situations can have on everyday life, the importance of looking after your headspace and self care activities.
Available FRIDAY's Only 

 Sexual Health
Age group: 15-25
Time: 45minutes
Group Size: 10-45 people.
Learning Outcome: This session will cover contraception and how to avoid STI, sexual relationships, who you can and cant have sex with and how to prevent date rape.
Available TUESDAY's Only

Wanting any of the above presentations @ your school?, Please fill in THIS form and send it right to us!!!!


headspace Shepparton NEEDS at least 8 weeks notice for school presentations as staff are booked out months in advance. PLEASE remember that headspace will NOT accept a request that is 'last minute'. 

Schools wanting ongoing program Please Call the Office (5823 8800) and speak to the Community Awareness Officer. (Note that ongoing programs are planned out yearly) 

 

 

Feedback Form for headspace Shepparton. (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

If you wish to leave some feedback, compliment or complaint for staff at headspace please click on the link bellow. 


FEEDBACK FORM. 

Please note, this form goes directly back to headspace Shepparton's manager. 

While you Wait (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Sometimes @ headspace Shepparton you may have to wait a little before you can talk to someone.... 

if you need a chat and want to talk to someone, don't hesitate to call and book a time. 

However, in the meantime- here are some super great resources to get you through...... 

Youtube: 
 Grab the POPCORN- There are some great YOUTUBE channels that can help out... 

headspace Australia
Beyond Blue Australia 
SANE


Online Tools: 
There are some online tools and apps that you can use to help out when you are going through a tough time. 

  • MoodGYM is a free site that explores issues like how emotions arise and how to manage stress and self-esteem.
  • Moodkit  features a range of mood-enhancing activities, helps to identify and change unhealthy thinking, lets you rate and chart mood across time, and helps create journal entries using templates designed to promote wellbeing.
  • Deep Sleep provides guided meditations intended to help you overcome insomnia.
  • Mindfulness Meditation  includes daily activities that can help establish and maintain regular meditation practice, and a range of guided meditations from 5 to 40 minutes.
  • Superbetter is an online game that helps you achieve health-related goals by increasing resilience.
  • iCounselor  has a range of apps that help you understand and deal with things like OCD, eating disorders, depression, anxiety and anger.

Other Stuff: 

  • eHeadspace - a confidential, free and secure space where young people 12 - 25 or their families can chat, email or speak on the phone with a qualified youth mental health professional.
  • Kids Helpline  - a 24-hour telephone and online counselling service - call them on 1800 55 1800.
  • Reach Out! - offering fact sheets on mental health and stress that provide advice for you or your friends, information about how a therapist may be able to help, and an overview of treatments available
  • Children of Parents with a Mental Illness (COPMI) - providing information for family members of parents with mental illness.