Want to join the headspace Craigieburn youth advisory group (YAG)?

What is the headspace Youth Advisory Group (YAG)?

headspace is providing young people with the opportunity to be heard and be active around youth mental health, and alcohol and other drug issues.  There are a number of roles you can play in the headspace Craigieburn YAG, including:

  • Leading a project in your local area
  • Website consultation and development
  • Research and evaluation of headspace services
  • Consultation around resource development such as factsheets, brochures, radio ads etc
  • Peer support and mentoring
  • Speaking to the media

Who can apply?

We are looking for anyone aged between 16 and 25 who is interested in youth mental health. We want you to apply if:

you have had your own experiences of feeling depressed, anxious or another mental health issue

you have a friend or family member who has/or had a mental health issue

you feel passionate about and are interested in mental health issues

The group is also keen to hear the voices of Indigenous young people, young people from different cultural backgrounds, young people from rural and remote areas, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender young people and young people who have been homeless.

How do I get involved?

Click on the Youth Advisory Group tab under ‘More information’ or call 03 8338 0919.