Our friendly staff at headspace Beaudesert can assist young people aged 12 - 25 with mental health, drug, alcohol, work & study issues. Some services are bulk-billed with a Medicare card and Mental Health Care Plan.
We have a wide range of support available such as Psychologists and Social Workers. See the tabs below for more information.
While we accept walk-in appointments, we prefer young people call us to book an initial appointment.
Free onsite parking including disability parking within Beaudesert Central Shopping Centre. Our centre is fully wheelchair accessible.
If using public transport, there are bus stops close to the centre on Brisbane Street. Check Translink’s website to plan your journey.
- Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Friday: Closed
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
headspace Beaudesert is operated by Stride Mental Health. All headspace services 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, Brisbane South PHN.
Mental health workers – which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other workers – that can help if you're just not feeling yourself.
Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with work or study opportunities.
Centres have a range of programs and activities for young people. Just ask your centre what they have on.
Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with any alcohol or other drug concern.
A group of young people who help with events and some decision making at a centre. Ask your centre about getting involved.
Are you 12-25 years old and want someone to talk to? At headspace Beaudesert, we've got your back.
We provide no or low cost services for young people aged 12-25 to help you get your life back on track. At our centre, we have a range of professionals who can to support young people with:
- mental health
- physical health
- getting into work and study support, and
- cutting back on alcohol and other drugs
That means there are lots of things you can get support for! For example, we can help you out if you:
- are feeling down, stressed or can't stop worrying.
- haven't felt like yourself for a long time.
- can't deal with school or finding it difficult to concentrate.
- are feeling sick or worried about your health.
- want to cut down on your drinking or drug use.
- want to talk about sexuality, identity or relationships.
- are having difficulties with friendships.
- have sexual health issues or want to find out about contraception.
- are being bullied, cyberbullied, hurt or harassed.
- are worried about work or study or if you're having money trouble.
- are worried about a friend or family member.
Read through the tabs below for more information on how to make an appointment, and all of the services we offer from our centre!
We understand that asking for help when you're not feeling yourself can sometimes be difficult or uncomfortable. Because of this, we have made our referral process as easy as possible.
If you are 12-25
- You can refer yourself
- You can have a family member or friend refer you (with your consent)
- Your GP can refer you
- Your school, TAFE, University or other service providers can refer you or assist you in making an appointment
If you are under 16 years of age, we encourage you to bring along a parent, care giver or support person for your first appointment.
To make an appointment
You can call us on (07) 5515 1800
You can email us at headspace.Beaudesert@stride.com.au
You can drop in an see us at Shop 6-8, 125-143 Brisbane Street, Beaudesert QLD 4285.
Please be aware that our email account is only checked during business hours. If you require urgent or out of business hours help please call Kids HelpLine 1800 55 1800, Lifeline 13 11 14 or visit headspace.org.au/eheadspace
At headspace Beaudesert we take your privacy very seriously and anything shared with us is confidential. We keep all your information on a secure database which is only available to headspace Beaudesert staff. The law stops us from sharing your information outside these people unless we have your permission. Sometimes you do not want us to share your information and we respect that, however there may be times when we need to talk to someone without your permission, such as; if you or someone else is at significant risk of harm or if the law requires us to do so.
Services are free, with 10 appointments bulk billed per year covered by Medicare when you have a Mental Health Treatment Plan.
You don’t need to have a Mental Health Treatment Plan before contacting headspace and coming in for your first appointment. This can be arranged for you with one of our GP’s or your own, after you attend.
Bulk Billing is where headspace, instead of charging you, can bill Medicare (or the Australian government) for the health services that you receive.
For Service Providers (Including GP's and Government Departments)
If you are a service provider, GP or Government Department, please complete the referral form below and return to headspace Beaudesert by email, fax or post. If the young person has a Mental Health Care Plan in place please provide a copy of this with the referral form.
We do require all GP's and external referrers to fill in our referral form to make sure that the young people you are referring is suitable for service at headspace Beaudesert.
Please note we are an early intervention service; our Clinical Team Leader will assess all incoming referrals and we will contact you shortly after to let you know whether the young person has been accepted into service.
Our fax number is (07) 3540 8188
Our email is headspace.Beaudesert@stride.com.au
Our postal address is Shop 6-8, 125-143 Brisbane Street, Beaudesert, QLD 4285
To access headspace Beaudesert's services for free all you need to have is a valid Medicare card. Click here to learn more about what a Medicare is and how it can help you to have one.
If you don't have a Medicare card but think you might be eligible, you can apply through the Department of Human Services here.
If you are ineligible to apply for a Medicare card, give us a call and we will direct you to alternative appropriate services for you, such as our fee-for-service options which range in price.
Some young people have found these various apps, online programs and organisations helpful while they are waiting to see a clinician at headspace Beaudesert:
eheadspace - Free, confidential, over the phone or online counselling service provided by headspace. 1800 650 890 or eheadspace.org.au
Kids Helpline - Free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5-25 years. 1800 55 1800 or kidshelpline.com.au
ReachOut - Online resources and support for young people under 25 going through a tough time. au.reachout.com
Head to Health - Wherever you are on your mental health journey, Head to Health is here to help you find the information, resources, and services that most suit your needs. headtohealth.gov.au
Bite Back - Online activities, psychoeducation and positive psychology to support young people with their mental health. biteback.org.au
BeyondNow App - This is a safely planning app that you can work through if you're having thoughts of suicide. beyondblue.org.au/get-support/beyondnow-suicide-safety-planning
The Desk - Online tools and programs to support students with their mental health. thedesk.org.au
Hello Sunday Morning - Website and app that support young people cutting back or taking a break from alcohol. hellosundaymorning.org
The Brave Program - Online program to support young people aged 8-17 with anxiety. brave4you.psy.uq.edu.au/
Breakup Shakeup - App that supports young people going through a relationship break up. iTunes.apple.com/au/app/breakup-shakeup/id1017200579?mt=8
Clear Your Vision - Online program to support young people to reduce their cannabis use. cannabissupport.com.au/treatment/tools-to-quit/clear-your-vision
headspace Beaudesert has free onsite parking, including disability parking within the Beaudesert Central Shopping Centre.
headspace Beaudesert is located very close to bus stops at the front of the Beaudesert Central Shopping Centre on Brisbane Street. Please check out the Translink website to plan your journey to our centre - https://translink.com.au/
headspace Beaudesert staff are dedicated health professionals who are passionate about working with young people and supporting you in a safe, friendly, confidential and non-judgemental environment.
Regional Manager - Ash
Operations Manager - Johanna
Clinical Services Manager (Primary) - Vanessa
Clinical Services Manager (Uplift and Early Psychosis) - Veronica
Consultant Psychiatrist - Dr Scott
Clinical Manager - Lucie
Intake & Assessment and Brief Intervention - Jessica
Intake & Assessment and Brief Intervention - Parwinder
Community and Social Inclusion Team:
Community Engagement Coordinator - Alvin
ImpaRa Coordinator - Amy
ImpaRa Facilitator - Vacant
Medical Receptionist - Mikaela
Any upcoming events will be advertised online on our Facebook and Instagram, and our website will be updated here with a timetable regularly.
All activities are free unless otherwise noted and will be run by our friendly team.
if you would like resources to distribute to young people aged 12-25 please email headspace.Beaudesert@stride.com.au.
For all enquiries regarding presentations and community engagement activities please contact headspace.Beaudesert@stride.com.au and attention Alvin, our Community Engagement Coordinator. Please be advised that 2-3 weeks notice for presentations and events is appreciated.
Groups at headspace Beaudesert
At headspace Beaudesert, we offer a number of different group programs for young people:
Socialspace (Tuesdays 3.30pm - 4.30pm fortnightly) - commencing 27 July 2021
Socialspace is an open and free group for meeting new people and making friends! Come along and join in on a relaxed environment, full of great people with music, board games, nibbles and cool vibes!
Mates Space (Tuesday 3.30 - 4.30pm fortnightly) - commencing 3 August 2021
Mates Space is a group for young men to spend time with each other, talk about different aspects of their lives, and have some fun at the same time.
Diverse City (Thursdays 3:30pm - 4.30pm for 12-17 years fortnightly) - commencing 5 August 2021
Diverse City is a 6 session program designed by young people who identify as LGBTIQA+ to support other young people. Each session is held weekly and will cover topics such as the LGBTIQA+ community, healthy relationships, mental health and alcohol and other drugs.
Register to be involved in group programs
Please register your interest in being involved in the group programs, so that a COVID-19 screen can be done prior to you attending. To register or be added to a group reminder message list, please call the headspace Beaudesert on 07 55 15 1800 or send an email to headspace.Beaudesert@stride.com.au
ImpaRa is a social and emotional wellbeing program for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
This program provides a chance to yarn safe with staff who identify as Aboriginal and Torres Straight Islander and Elders in a culturally safe space. ImpaRa works to improve the quality of life for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by offering structured and social based activities.
If this program sounds like something that yourself or a young person you know would like to be part of, please fill out the referral form and return it to our ImpaRa Program Coordinator at headspace.Beaudesert@stride.com.au
Our Youth Reference Group (YRG) is made up of a diverse group of young volunteers aged 12- 25 years, who help support and guide the centre on key components of youth mental heath service delivery and community awareness initiatives both within the centre and the broader community.
The role of the YRG is varied and members are offered a range of opportunities to contribute to our centre and their community including; reviewing decisions regarding the day to day running of the centre, helping to plan youth events and representing headspace Beaudesert at events or in the media.
Interested in knowing more about placements or volunteering?
To learn more about placements at headspace Beaudesert, get in touch with us on (07) 5515 1800 or headspace.Beaudesert@stride.com.au
For more information about placements and volunteering with our lead agency, Stride Mental Health, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or if you are over 25 years and are looking for volunteering opportunities email@example.com
We are so grateful to be supported by such an amazing community.
Fundraisers and donations assist us to raise awareness and educate the community on mental health and wellbeing. They also help us to improve our centre helping to make sure young people have a positive experience when they visit us.
If you would like to organise a fundraiser for headspace Beaudesert, please get in touch with our Community Engagement Coordinator at headspace.Beaudesert@stride.com.au or on (07) 5515 1800.
If you would like to make a donation to headspace Beaudesert, please get in touch with our centre on (07) 5515 1800 or send an email to headspace.Beaudesert@stride.com.au
All donations over $2 are tax deductible. Please let us know if you require a receipt for your donation.