headspace Liverpool and The Benevolent Society
headspace is an Australia-wide organisation which provides free support services to young people (aged 12-25) with mental health, physical health alcohol and other drug services, and work and study support. There are over 110 headspace centres across Australia.
The Benevolent Society is proud to be the lead organisation of headspace in Liverpool, NSW. The team includes a GP, dietician, psychologists, counsellors, drug and alcohol specialists and vocational support specialists who work tirelessly to provide early intervention mental health services for young people in the area.
headspace are still here, online and via the phone
To reduce risk and ensure safety of the centre and the community, headspace Liverpool is now operating ‘virtually.’ Services remain individualised and personal with phone and face-to-face video conferencing replacing in-person consultations for the time being. Headspace is committed to providing help to those that need it, especially during this challenging and uncertain time.
You can read more about the measures Headspace are taking to ensure the safety of their staff, clients and the wider community here.
How to get your headspace during the Coronavirus outbreak
A change to your lifestyle and daily life as a result of containment measures might leave you feeling stressed. headspace have prepared tips and fact sheets about how to cope with stress related to Coronavirus. View the page here.
Useful links and additional supports
If you know someone aged between 12 and 25 who could use some extra support right now head to headspace.org.au where you will find lots of great content, links & resources. If you would like to chat with one of the headspace professionals online head to headspace.org.au/eheadspace or call 1800 650 890. You can also call Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800 at any time of the day or night to speak with a counsellor.
For emergency situations please call emergency services on 000 or call Lifeline 13 11 14 or Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467 to talk to someone urgently.