headspace Gladstone is a free and confidential service where young people between the ages of 12 and 25 can access youth mental health professionals. headspace Gladstone offers a range of supports for young people who are experiencing a tough time. We provide access to services such as counselling, education, training and employment support, alcohol and drug support and mental health services.
If you want to talk or make an appointment call us on 07 4903 1921, or email email@example.com (monitored in business hours). If you're not feeling up to contacting us yourself, please ask your family, friend, teacher, doctor, or someone close to you to either make a referral or contact us on your behalf. Referrals aren't required.
Some of our services need a medicare number – to get one please follow this link or we can help you with this when you come for your first visit.
We are based in the arcade next to RM Williams on Goondoon Street. Just head down the arcade corridor and either up the stairs or the lift (for disability access).
We are also contactable by post: PO Box 1439, Gladstone, QLD, 4680
- Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Wednesday: 9:00am - 7:30pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 7:30pm
- Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
headspace Gladstone is operated by Roseberry Qld. 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, Central Queensland and Sunshine Coast (Sunshine Coast Health Network Ltd).
Sexual Health Clinic
Services could include: provision of contraception and advice, testing, support, treatment and management of sexually transmissible infections(STI) HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis vaccination for Hepatitis and HPV, pregnancy testing and referral.
GPs can help with any physical health issues as well as issues related to sexual health, drug or alcohol use, relationship problems or feeling down or upset. Your centre may have a GP on site or links to one locally.
Work & Study Services
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.
Mental Health Services
Mental health workers – which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other workers – that can help if you're just not feeling yourself.
Alcohol & Drug Services
Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with any alcohol or other drug issue.
Youth Reference Group
A group of young people who help with events and some decision making at a centre. Ask your centre about getting involved.
What we do
If you ever feel that 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, hurt or harassed
• are worried about work or study or if you're having money trouble
headspace Gladstone is a place you can go to talk to someone about any of these issues.
headspace Gladstone is making a difference where it is needed most - our young people.
Our Centre provides early intervention services to young people 12 to 25 years. Our range of services includes mental, physical and sexual health, drug and alcohol information and support as well as vocational and educational assistance along with care coordination by our youth access team. It is a place where a range of services can be provided to young people in one youth friendly location. Our service is free and we ensure that we respect your confidentiality. Please bring in your Medicare Card. Don't have a Medicare card? Access the medicare application form here, or follow the link to their website for more information.
Who we are
headspace Gladstone is staffed by a dedicated team of health professionals who are passionate about making sure the support we provide is youth friendly. Our headspace team consists of core staff, the Youth Reference Group, consortium members, and private practitioners. See below to meet out core staff.
David - Centre Manager (Clinical)
Rachel & Lauren - Youth and Community Engagement Leaders
Mick & Catherine - Care Coordinators
Nickie, Susan & Linda - Mental Health Clinician
Jaye - Practice Support Officer
Taylor - Admin
Dr Dani - GP
Lynette, Daniel & Sylvia - Private Psychologists
How to get to here by bus
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Youth Reference Group (YRG)
What is the Youth Reference Group?
headspace Gladstone 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 a headspace local reference group, including:
- Leading a project in your local area
- Peer support and mentoring
- Media Spokesperson
By getting involved you will:
- Have the opportunity to have your say and direct youth mental health services in Australia
- Develop new skills
- Meet and work with other young people who are passionate about youth mental health
- Make a difference to youth mental health
headspace will provide some training to support you to participate in the above groups or activities
Who Can apply?
anyone aged between 12 and 25 who is involved with headspace Gladstone centre.
We are looking for about 15 local young people to join the group.
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 illness or drug addiction,
- 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?
Complete the application form below and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org
or drop in to level 3/93 Goondoon Street, Gladstone.
For more information
Contact headspace 07 4903 1921
Application Pack: YRG Application Pack