Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 11:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace

Hobart

49 Liverpool Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000
P: (03) 6231 2927 F: (03) 6231 3908

Welcome to headspace Hobart! We are a free, youth-focused health service for young people aged 12-25 who are:

  • feeling down, depressed or anxious
  • finding it hard to sleep or concentrate
  • being hurt or bullied
  • worried about drinking or drug use
  • needing information or assistance around sexual health
  • not coping at school, work or home
  • confused and don't know who to talk to about any health problem.

headspace  Hobart has a team of friendly professionals who specialise in health related issues experienced by young people.

 If you would like to make an appointment please call us on 6231 2927 or email  . Please be aware that we are not a crisis service and there may be a waiting time.

 If you would like to refer a young person, please complete our referral form  and email or fax it 6231 3908. Please ensure any referral is undertaken with informed consent from the young person.

 If you would like to learn more about our centre you can watch our  virtual tour

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.

Doctor (GP)

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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. 

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. 

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 the Team (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

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Management and Operations Team 

David Perez - CEO

Miranda Ashby - Centre Manager

Bethany Smith - Clinical Lead

Julie Downie - Reception Services Supervisor

 

Reception Team

Tania Cerritelli, Julie Downie, Sally Walters

 

Youth Engagement Worker Team

Erin Crean, Lyndel Dean, Phillip McKay

 

General Practitioners

Dr Alison Edwards, Dr Rebecca Grant, Dr Jenny Presser

 

Psychologists

 Steve Bradford, Claire Graham, Adela Marrone, Helen Middleton, Kelly Pettit, Bethany Smith, Angela Waite

 

Drug and Alcohol Worker

Kellie Bryan

 

Getting help from headspace (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Getting in contact with headspace Hobart is easy!

If you'd like to see someone at headspace hobart, just give us a call on 6231 2927 or send us an email.  Please be aware that we are not a crisis service and there may be a waiting time for an appointment. If you require immediate support please contact Lifeline on 11 13 14 or Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800.

If you would like to refer a young person please complete our referral form. Referrals should include as much information as possible and be undertaken with the informed consent of the young person.

Sexual Health Clinic (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Our sexual health doctor, Alison, has a clinic at headspace Hobart on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays.

Appointments are often available on the day. Just call 6231 2927 or email to make a booking.

 

You can come and discuss:

-general sexual health questions

-relationship issues

-pregnancy testing and pregnancy options

-contraception, including the pill and Implanon insertion

-STI testing

-PAP smears

-period problems

 

There is no cost involved (fully covered by Medicare)

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headspace Hobart Youth Reference Group (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

We value our volunteer youth advocates who make up our headspace Hobart Youth Reference Group. They assist us in delivering community awareness events and provide advice with regard to delivering youth friendly services.

We currently have 10 members, and are always keen to hear from you if you're 16-25 years of age, have been a client of our service, and have an interest in promoting mental health and well being in the Hobart community.

We offer training opportunities for our Youth Reference Group members such as certification in Mental Health First Aid and Save a Mate Training.

If you would like to learn more about the group or the application process to become a member please contact Kirsty, our Community Health Educator on 6231 2927 or email 

Here are several of our current members having fun times on a recent road trip up to Launceston for the Tasmanian Youth Conference!

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School and Community Workshops (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

Working collaboratively with schools and community groups to promote mental health awareness, resilience and early help seeking is a priority for the team at headspace Hobart. 

Our Community Health Educator and Youth Engagement Workers are available to deliver workshops from the 'how's your headspace?' programme. The workshops can be tailored to the age, interests and needs of the group. The interactive sessions cover the following:

  • What is mental health?
  • The impact of stress
  • Positive coping skills and self regard
  • How to help a mate
  • Seeking help

To make arrangements for a 'how's your headspace?' workshop at your school, sporting club or other community group, please contact our Community Health Educator on 6231 2927 or email