Recent 13 Reasons Why Research
The National Institutes of Health research is evidence of the very real impact and risk that exposure to harmful suicide depictions can create. Shows like 13 Reasons Why expose viewers to risky suicide content and may lead to a distressing reaction by the viewer, particularly if the audience is children and young people.
headspace responds to unbalanced ABC News story
ABC News published two stories on Sunday 28 April 2019, questioning the value of the services provided by headspace to young people across Australia. These stories were unbalanced and took a negative approach to exploring the value of headspace that – since inception – has helped hundreds of thousands of young people access vital support.
Productivity Commission submission: youth mental health key to Australia’s economic success
headspace has made a joint submission with Orygen Youth Mental Health to the Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into the Social and Economic Benefits of Improving Mental Health to demonstrate the importance of youth mental health for the nation’s economic success.
Funding to support the mental health of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Prime Minister Scott Morrison attended headspace Ashfield on Saturday 13 April 2019 and met with a number of our youth representatives, headspace Ashfield Centre Manager Michael Cummins, and headspace CEO Jason Trethowan.
Increasing demand in youth mental health: A rising tide of need
In response to growing demand for services, headspace National undertook a national survey of headspace Centre Managers in late 2018.
International Association for Youth Mental Health Conference
It's back! Bigger than ever before and this year the International Association for Youth Mental Health (IAYMH) Conference is happening in Brisbane from 26th-28th October.
Not always glitter and rainbows
headspace, National Youth Mental Health Foundation, reminds young LGBTIQA+ people they’re not alone. That’s the message being issued by headspace today as we launch our new initiative - ‘not always glitter and rainbows’.