Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace

Berri

3 Riverview Drive, Berri, South Australia 5343
P: (08) 8582 4422 F: (08) 8582 3190

headspace Berri is operated by Riverland Division of General Practice. All headspace centres 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, Country SA (Country North SA PHN).

headspace Berri is a place where young people aged 12 - 25 can receive help for issues including health, mental health, education, work and drug & alcohol problems.We work with you to help you with whatever tough time you're going through, and link you in with other services and people who can help. Whether you want advice, information or just to have a chat with someone outside of your family or friends, we're here to help.

Referrals can be made on 08 8582 4422, 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday, or by completing the referral form . Referral forms can be faxed to us on 08 8582 3190. We also accept referrals from doctors via a Mental Health Treatment Plan, which can also be faxed to us.

We can provide a variety of education sessions to community groups and schools. If you would like to see what sessions we have to offer please click here . Booking an education session is easy, just fill out an application form and send it to us via fax or email.

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.

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. 

Work & Study Services

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Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with work or study opportunities. 

Youth Reference Group

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A group of young people who help with events and some decision making at a centre. Ask your centre about getting involved.

Youth Programs

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Centres have a range of programs and activities for young people. Just ask your centre what they have on. 

More information

Meet our Team (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Meet the team behind headspace Berri below. If you'd like to watch a virtual tour of our centre, you can see this above.

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Manager – Christy Kitto

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Clinical Counsellor – Henry Bell

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Clinical Counsellor – Keisha King

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Clinical Counsellor – Barb Gartley

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Clinical Counsellor – Emma Poole

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Senior Program Officer/Registered Nurse – Melanie Gilgen

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Senior Program Officer/Registered Nurse – Teresa Baker

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Senior Program Officer/Registered Nurse – Marg Phillips

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Business Support Officer – Kristy O’Brien

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Business Assistant – Eboni Gray

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2017 Group Programs

headspace Berri run a variety of group programs throughout the year. Please find below our current programs on offer.

Any questions or to find out the next course dates please contact our office on 8582 4422.

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Just Breathe

Just Breathe is a FREE group program facilitated by headspace Berri, aimed at providing young people aged 12-25 with a place to relax; as well as learn strategies to help manage every day stress.

Regular practice of mindfulness meditation has been found to improve various issues related to both mental and physical health by enhancing one’s attention to the present moment and decreasing unnecessary rumination and worrying.

Criteria: Aged 12-25

Session Dates: Tuesday, 19th December, 2016

Time: 6pm - 6.45pm (ages 12-16 years), 7pm - 7.45pm (ages 17-25 years)

Locations: headspace Berri, 3 Riverview Drive, Berri or Waikerie Community Centre - 1A Crush Terrace, Waikerie.

More Information: Contact the headspace Berri office on 08 8582 4422  for information about the next program

 

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Chill Skills

Chill Skills  is a skills based group therapy program which assists the young person to learn and practice the skills needed for emotional regulation.  Learning emotional regulation skills in a group setting has an advantage over individual treatment in being able to use the group process and experience to learn alternative ways of responding to conflict and in its provision of a supportive and motivating group environment in which to change.

Criteria: Aged 12-25

Session Dates: Wednesday's - 18.01.2017, 25.01.2017, 01.02.2017, 08.02.2017, 15.02.2017, 22.02.2017, 01.03.2017, 08.03.2017

Time: 6pm - 7pm

Location: headspace Berri - 3 Riverview Drive, Berri

More Information: Contact the headspace Berri office on 08 8582 4422 to register or for information about the next program.

 

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Tuning In To Teens

The Tuning in to Teens™ (TinT™) is an offshoot of the Tuning in to Kids™ program, drawing on the work of researchers and practitioners working in the area of adolescent emotions.  The program focusses on developing supportive, emotionally responsive parenting – characteristics that are central in a secure attachment relationship. The central idea behind Tuning in to Teens™ is that young people develop their capacity to think about emotional experiences and regulate their responses when their parents attend to difficult emotions of low to moderate intensity, and when they support, soothe and help their teen to learn about and regulate emotions. Tuning in to Teens™ is designed to teach parents about emotions in themselves and their young people and how to ’emotion coach’ young people through sometimes difficult emotional times. Emotion Coaching is a parenting technique that helps young people understand their feelings. When parents Emotion Coach, young people learn how emotions work and how to react to feelings in healthy ways. Research has shown that emotion coaching is a valuable lifelong skill, helping to build a resilient and empathetic community.

Criteria: Parents and carers of young people

Session Dates: 2017 dates TBA

More Information: Contact headspace Berri office on 08 8582 4422 for information

Want to join our (hERO) Youth Reference Group? (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

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headspace Berri are looking for young people aged 16-25 to create a diverse and positive hERO Group. Being part of the headspace Berri hERO Group involves monthly catch ups, sharing opinions, helping coordinate and run events and providing advice to staff of headspace Berri to help maintain the centres youth focus. As a hERO Group Member you will receive free work experience in youth health and receive training in many areas including mental health, event management, public speaking, social media and more!

Want more information?

Our hERO crew is complete for 2017. However, if you would like to be a hERO next year please get in contact with our centre or fill in the application form, drop it in and we will add you to our wait list for 2018. 

Please click here to download an application form.

Please click here for our frequently asked questions?

Phone Kristy on 08 8582 4422 or email headspace@riverlandgp.org.au