Life is tough, but so are you!
At headspace Inala w e’re home to a bunch of different people who can all help in different ways. Our team includes psychologists, social workers, doctors, youth counsellors, alcohol and drug workers, sexual health workers, employment specialists, occupational therapists and family therapists.
We are located inside the Inala PCYC, operating Monday - Friday and also offer telehealth appointments.
- Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
- Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
- Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
headspace Inala is operated by Accoras. 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 (Brisbane South PHN).
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.
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 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 any alcohol or other drug issue.
A group of young people who help with events and some decision making at a centre. Ask your centre about getting involved.
COVID-19 update: We are still working through this together. Keeping our safe place, safe!
As restrictions ease in Queensland our team has returned to the office. We have re-introduced face-to-face sessions, and also offering telehealth if this is a preference. We are still following government regulations and keeping our Centre, our team and our young people as safe as we can!
Last update: November 2020
Our doors will be closed from 6pm on Christmas eve and we will be back in action from 9am Monday January 4.
HELP IS ALWAYS AVAILABLE:
- Lifeline 13 11 14
- eheadspace https://headspace.org.au/eheadspace/
- Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800
- Or in the event of an emergency please call 000
Clinical Services Manager: Joel
Senior Intake Clinician: Sam
Intake Clinicians: Chelsea, Catherine, Genevieve
Youth Engagement Clinician: Nicole
Youth Clinical Case Managers: Mark, Sarah, Olivia
Mental Health Occupational Therapist: Megan
General Practitioner: Dr Camilla Andrews
Alcohol and Other Drug Support: Mel
Psychologists: Courtney, Pam, Cassandra and Sean
Sexual Health: Dr Jill
Practice and Reception Team
Practice Manager: Katherine
Customer Service and Reception: Erin and Cate
Youth Employment Support Team
Senior Vocational Specialist: Phillip
Vocational Worker: Beau
Lead Agency: Accoras
Accoras is a for-purpose organisation and registered charity working to strengthen the mental health, well-being and futures of people and communities.
Consortium Partners at headspace Inala:
PCYC Inala, Inala Youth Service, Youth Housing and Reintegration Service (Wesley Mission QLD), Relationships Australia Queensland, Noffs QLD, Zig Zag, and Cr Charles Strunk (Forest Lake Ward).
To talk to any of us, or to make an appointment, please call 07 3727 5000, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the 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 aged 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, carer or support person for your first appointment.
To make an appointment:
- You can call us on 07 3727 5000
- You can email us at email@example.com
- You can drop in and see us at 37 Swallow Street, Inala
Please note that our phone and email are only monitored during business hours. If you require urgent or after hours help please call KidsHelpLine 1800 55 1800, Lifeline 13 11 14 or visit eheadspace.com.au.
At headspace Inala 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 accessible by headspace Inala staff. The law stops us from sharing your information outside of our staff 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, including if you or someone else is at significant risk of harm or if the information required by law.
We welcome referrals from:
- Service providers
- Government departments
- Friends and family
We also welcome self-referrals.
If you wish to refer someone to our centre at Inala please access our referral form.
Once the form is complete please return using one of the below:
- Fax: 07 3279 8444
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Postal address: PO Box 227, Inala, QLD 4077
headspace Inala aims to provide easy access to services for young people at little or no cost and in most cases your headspace visit will be provided free of charge, however there are some circumstances that may result in fees. Where fees apply, you will be advised in advance and payment options will be discussed.
|Alcohol and other drug support||Free|
|Youth Employment Support (YES)||Free|
|GP (Doctor)||Free with Medicare Card|
|Psychology||Free for up to 10 sessions per calendar year with Medicare Card, referral letter and Mental Health Care Treatment Plan*|
*A Mental Health Treatment Plan and referral letter are provided by your doctor detailing why you need psychological help.
If you don’t have a Medicare Card you may access sessions by paying fees aligned to the Medicare Benefits Schedule. Fees may be partly reimbursed if you have private health insurance. Please contact the Centre for more information about fees.
If you don't have a Medicare card but think you might be eligible, you can apply on the Human Services page at https://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/services/medicare/medicare-card
- Free on-site parking available
- Located inside PCYC Inala building (enter via main entry and see headspace Inala sign to the left)
- Accessibility ramp is provided to the Centre’s main entry
- Interpreters available upon request
Public transport is available via numerous train and bus services.
- We are just a block away from the Inala Plaza and near lots of bus routes including the 100, 110 and 122
- We are also about 3km from the Richlands Train Station which has a connecting bus to the Inala Plaza
For the most up to date train and bus routes and schedules, please visit the Translink Journey Planner.
Have an impact on how we help young people! Join our Youth Advisory Group!
The YAG meets monthly and does things like...
Learn more about our YAG or put forward your interest to join: https://accoras.lpages.co/yag-recruitment/