I'm a young person

If you are a young person aged between 12-25 and need information relating to general mental health, physical health, work & study and alcohol and other drugs, this section is designed for you.

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Mental ill-health
Navigating life
Alcohol & other drugs
Work & study

create connections for a healthy headspace

Put time into your relationships to help feel connected and boost your energy.

dealing with grief and loss & the effects on mental health

It’s normal to feel sadness and grief after you experience loss. But that doesn’t make it easy.

how headspace can help

When things get tough, it can help to access the right support and talk to someone who understands what young people go through

what are mental health difficulties and when to seek help

You hear the phrase “mental health difficulties” used all the time. But what does it actually mean?

dealing with relationship breakups

Relationships break-up for lots of reasons. Often it’s no-one’s ‘fault’ and nobody is to blame – instead, things just aren’t working out.

understanding sexuality

One of the things that make up our identity is sexuality or sexual orientation. This is who we are attracted to romantically (who you love or sometimes called emotional attraction) and sexually (who we have sexual feelings for, sometimes called physical).

understanding bullying

Bullying involves one or more people repeatedly and deliberately doing things to make another person upset, afraid or hurt. If you’re having problems with bullying, there is support available.

what is gender identity?

Gender identity is your sense of whether you are a man, woman, nonbinary, gender fluid or a combination of one or more of these identities. It’s part of your sense of self. It’s how you understand who you are and how you interact with others.