Hours

  • Monday: 2:00pm - 6:00pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Thursday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Friday: 10:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace

Hawthorn

Hawthorn Town Hall Level 1 , 360 Burwood Road , Hawthorn, Victoria 3122
P: (03) 9006 6500 F: (03) 9815 0818

What free and youth friendly services are available at headspace Hawthorn?

  • GP (doctors) + Sexual Health
  • Mental Health + General Counselling
  • Alcohol and other Drug Support
  • Education and Training Support
  • Housing Support

How do I make an appointment?

To make an appointment at headspace Hawthorn please give us a call during opening hours. If you're not feeling up to contacting us yourself, feel free to ask your family, friend, teacher, doctor or someone close to you to make the call with you.

What should I expect at my first appointment?

When you first come to headspace Hawthorn you will be greeted by our friendly staff. If you have a medicare card or the number, bring it along with you. You will then be asked to use an iPad to give us some details about your wellbeing. After this, you'll sit down with one of our intake workers who will work with you to develop a plan that suits your needs, or go straight through to one of our youth friendly GP's if your seeking a general health appointment.

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. 

More information

For Schools (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Working collaboratively with schools is a priority for the team at headspace Hawthorn. We would like to compliment the great work already being achieved in schools and work with you to continue to improve the mental health and wellbeing of young people.

 

How can we work together to support the mental health and wellbeing of young people?

We support schools in promoting mental health with young people and their families in a number of ways. Some these are listed below and are featured in the drop down on the request form:

Service Presentation: we are offering student wellbeing teams a 30 minute service presentation and accompanying resource to enable those supporting young people to make appropriate referrals to our service.

Youth Presentation: through the delivery of an interactive 30 - 45 minute presentation we aim to promote mental wellness, enhance awareness of mental health problems and build young people's capacity to seek help early.

SAFEMinds: we are offering implementation support to those schools that completed the SAFEMinds In-practice training at the end of 2014. So if you are looking at delivering a SAFEMinds training session to teaching staff at your school we would be happy to assist you.

 

How to make a request

If your school would like to engage with headspace Hawthorn we ask that you complete our request form and return it to chloe.godau@headspacehawthorn.org.au  .

 

What is SAFEMinds?

The Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) has partnered with headspace, the National Youth Mental Health Foundation to develop SAFEMinds: Schools and Families Enhancing Minds, a comprehensive learning and resource package that will enhance the capacity of school communities to effectively identify children and young people with early signs of mental health issues, offer school-based interventions and refer appropriately when needed.

All of the SAFEMinds resources can be accessed through the DEECD website

On the right hand site of the screen you can create an account (with your edumail/isv/ceo email address), this will give you access to the full range of SAFEMinds resources.

Alternatively if you are from an independent or catholic schools you can use the guest access password SAFEMinds-Guest.  

 

headspace Hawthorn has put together a number of resources specifically for local schools

headspace Hawthorn School Holidays - School Newsletter Article

headspace Hawthorn Website Content

headspace Hawthorn Referral Resource

For Sports Clubs (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Working in partnership with sports clubs is a priority for us at headspace Hawthorn. We would like to applaud the great work already being achieved in sports clubs and continue to work with you to enable young people to reach their full potential.

  

How can we work together to support the mental health and wellbeing of young people?

We support sports clubs in promoting mental health with young players and their families in a number of ways. Some these are listed below and are featured in the drop down on the request form:

 

Club Personnel Presentation: we are offering club personnel a 30 minute presentation and accompanying resource to enable clubs to support young players and make appropriate referrals to our service.

 

Player Presentation: we are offering sports clubs a 20 minute presentation that aims to raise awareness about youth mental health and provide information about how to support young players in accessing services.

Marquee Hire (free) - if you have an event coming up and require a 3 x 3 marquee we can provide you with ours free of charge.

  

How to make a request

If your club would like our support or involvement we ask that you complete our Request Form and return it to chloe.godau@headspacehawthorn.org.au.

  

Some other useful headspace resources

headspace has a range of useful facts sheets available for you to download and print.

Due to popular demand headspace Hawthorn has put together website content options for club websites.

For Service Providers (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Building relationships with existing service providers in the area is a priority for the team at headspace Hawthorn. It is essential that we work together to support the mental health and wellbeing of local young people.

  

We currently provide a range of engagement options for services in the area. Some of which are listed below and are featured in the drop down on the request form:

Service Presentation: we are offering service providers a 30 minute headspace Hawthorn presentation and accompanying resource. It is also an opportunity for our team to find out about your organisation and processes.

EXPO Stallholder: if your service is planning an EXPO or event which has a youth mental health and wellbeing focus we can attend as a stallholder. Our stall includes resources, merchandise, information and we can run a youth engagement activity if appropriate.

  

Making a Request

If your service would like to engage with headspace Hawthorn we ask that you complete our request form and return it to chloe.godau@headspacehawthorn.org.au

  

headspace Resources

Click on the link to download printable versions of all the available headspace facts sheets.

We also have a range of headspace Hawthorn specific resources that are now available for you to download below:

headspace Referral Resource

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

Are you aged between 16 and 25? Do you have something to say about youth mental health and wellbeing? Join the headspace Hawthorn Youth Advisory Group and start making a difference in your local community.

  

What is the headspace Hawthorn Youth Advisory Group?

headspace Hawthorn provides those aged 16-25 with the opportunity to be heard and to take action to improve the health and well-being of young people.

There are a number of roles you can play in the headspace Hawthorn Youth Advisory group, including:

Creating, developing and leading a project in your local area

Website and social media consultation and development

Research and evaluation of headspace services

Consultation around resource development like factsheets, brochures and promotional material

Peer support and mentoring

Media Spokesperson

  

By getting involved you will:

Meet a range of new people

Have fun in a team environment

Be a voice for young people in relation to health and wellbeing

Provide feedback on how to improve youth mental health services

Develop new skills

Make a difference to headspace Hawthorn and your community

headspace will provide training to support you in taking on this opportunity

  

How do I get involved?

Thank you for your interest, the Youth Advisory Group is currently at full capacity. 

If you would like to go on our waiting list please fill out the application form and return it to chloe.godau@headspacehawthorn.org.au 

Or to find out about upcoming vacancies like our facebook page www.facebook.com/headspacehawthorn/

Donations + Fundaraising (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

100% of donations go towards improving the mental health and wellbeing of young people in our local community.

 

Making a donation is easy

To make a donation simply click on the link to go through to the headspace Hawthorn Give Now fundraising page. All donations $2 and over are tax deductable. Following your payment you will recieve a receipt via email.

 

How will your donation support young people in our community?

Our goal is to increase the number of young people seeking help early by:

Improving the mental health literacy of young people and their supports

Raise awareness about headspace Hawthorn and its range of services

Mobilise local young people to take action to reduce the stigma associated with mental health

 

Are you considering running a fundrasing event for headspace Hawthorn?

If your school, club or workplace are intersted in running a fundraising event for headspace Hawthorn then we would like to hear from you.

For more information and for fundraising support please contact us on 9006 6500 or email chloe.godau@headspacehawthorn.org.au

Feedback (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

The team at headspace Hawthorn aims to continually improve how they deliver mental health and wellbeing services to young people aged 12 - 25. We would like to invite you to provide feedback that will assist us in this process. To do so please fill out the feedback form and  then email it to enquiries@headspacehawthorn.org.au