headspace
Meadowbrook

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Hours

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

About

Our friendly staff at headspace Meadowbrook can assist young people aged 12 - 25 with mental health, drug, alcohol, work & study issues. Some services are bulk-billed with a Medicare card and Mental Health Care Plan.

We have a wide range of support available such as Psychologists and Social Workers. See the tabs below for more information.

While we accept walk-in appointments, we prefer young people call us to book an initial appointment.

Free onsite parking including disability parking is accessed via Logan Downs Drive. We provide wheelchair access throughout the centre including toilets.

If using public transport, the Loganlea train station is only a short walk away. Check Translink ’s website to plan your journey.

Hours

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

headspace Meadowbrook is operated by Stride. 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

Get tips on how to prepare your resume and present for interviews. Find out about local employment opportunities (full time, part-time, or casual).

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 work or study opportunities. 

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

Nutrition screening, dietary assessment and education about food and lifestyle, also support around healthy eating strategies.

Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with any alcohol or other drug issue. 

A headspace early intervention program to improve the lives of young people, and their families, who are affected by psychosis.

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

“As soon as I sought help, I suddenly realised that my anxiety was very treatable and that I wasn’t alone.”
- Charlie

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More information

Are you 12-25 years old and want someone to talk to? At headspace Meadowbrook, we've got your back.

We provide no or low cost services for young people aged 12-25 to help you get your life back on track. At our centre, we have a range of professionals who can to support young people with: 

  • mental health
  • physical health
  • getting into work and study support, and
  • cutting back on alcohol and other drugs

 

That means there are lots of things you can get support for! For example, we can help you out if 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, cyberbullied, hurt or harassed.
  • are worried about work or study or if you're having money trouble.
  • are worried about a friend or family member.

 

Read through the tabs below for more information on how to make an appointment, and all of the services we offer from our 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 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, care giver or support person for your first appointment.

To make an appointment

You can call us on (07) 3804 4200
You can email us at headspace.Meadowbrook@stride.com.au
You can drop in an see us at 260 Loganlea Rd, Meadowbrook QLD 4314.

Please be aware that our email account is only checked during business hours. If you require urgent or out of business hours help please call Kids HelpLine 1800 55 1800, Lifeline 13 11 14 or visit headspace.org.au/eheadspace

Privacy

At headspace Meadowbrook 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 available to headspace Meadowbrook staff. The law stops us from sharing your information outside these people 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, such as;  if you or someone else is at significant risk of harm or if the law requires us to do so.

Cost

Services are free, with 10 appointments bulk billed per year covered by Medicare when you have a Mental Health Treatment Plan. 

You don’t need to have a Mental Health Treatment Plan before contacting headspace and coming in for your first appointment.  This can be arranged for you with one of our GP’s or your own, after you attend.

Bulk Billing is where headspace, instead of charging you, can bill Medicare (or the Australian government) for the health services that you receive.  

For Service Providers (Including GP's and Government Departments)

If you are a service provider, GP or Government Department, please complete the referral form below and return to headspace Meadowbrook by email, fax or post. If the young person has a Mental Health Care Plan in place please provide a copy of this with the referral form.

We do require all GP's and external referrers to fill in our referral form to make sure that the young people you are referring is suitable for service at headspace Meadowbrook.

Please note we are an early intervention service; our Clinical Team Leader will assess all incoming referrals and we will contact you shortly after to let you know whether the young person has been accepted into service.

Our fax number is (07) 3539 9828
Our email is headspace.Meadowbrook@stride.com.au
Our postal address is PO Box 220, Waterford, QLD 4133

To access headspace Meadowbrook's services for free all you need to have is a valid Medicare card. Click here to learn more about what a Medicare is and how it can help you to have one.

If you don't have a Medicare card but think you might be eligible, you can apply through the Department of Human Services here.

If you are ineligible to apply for a Medicare card, give us a call and we will direct you to alternative appropriate services for you, such as our fee-for-service options which range in price. 

Some young people have found these various apps, online programs and organisations helpful while they are waiting to see a clinician at headspace Meadowbrook:

eheadspace - Free, confidential, over the phone or online counselling service provided by headspace. 1800 650 890 or eheadspace.org.au

Kids Helpline - Free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5-25 years. 1800 55 1800 or kidshelpline.com.au

ReachOut - Online resources and support for young people under 25 going through a tough time. au.reachout.com

Head to Health - Wherever you are on your mental health journey, Head to Health is here to help you find the information, resources, and services that most suit your needs. headtohealth.gov.au

Bite Back - Online activities, psychoeducation and positive psychology to support young people with their mental health. biteback.org.au

BeyondNow App -  This is a safely planning app that you can work through if you're having thoughts of suicide. beyondblue.org.au/get-support/beyondnow-suicide-safety-planning

The Desk - Online tools and programs to support students with their mental health. thedesk.org.au

Hello Sunday Morning - Website and app that support young people cutting back or taking a break from alcohol. hellosundaymorning.org

The Brave Program - Online program to support young people aged 8-17 with anxiety. brave4you.psy.uq.edu.au/

Breakup Shakeup - App that supports young people going through a relationship break up. iTunes.apple.com/au/app/breakup-shakeup/id1017200579?mt=8

Clear Your Vision - Online program to support young people to reduce their cannabis use. cannabissupport.com.au/treatment/tools-to-quit/clear-your-vision

headspace Meadowbrook has free onsite parking behind our building, accessible via Logan Downs Dr.

headspace Meadowbrook is accessible by public transport with the Loganlea Train Station and bus stops only a short walk away. Please check out the Translink website to plan your journey to our centre - https://translink.com.au/

headspace Meadowbrook staff are dedicated health professionals who are passionate about working with young people and supporting you in a safe, friendly, confidential and non-judgemental environment. 

Management:

  • Regional Manager - Ash
  • Operations Manager - Johanna 
  • Clinical Services Manager (Primary) - Vanessa
  • Clinical Services Manager (Uplift and Early Psychosis) - Veronica
  • Consultant Psychiatrist - Dr Scott

 

Clinical Team:

  • Clinical Team Leader - Judie
  • Senior Intake Clinician - Kira
  • Intake Clinician - Carmen
  • Intake Clinician - Michael
  • Intake Clinician - Tamsyn
  • Intake Clinician - Janice
  • Intake Clinician - Natalia
  • Intake Clinician - Julie
  • Brief Intervention Clinician - Ghassani
  • Uplift Senior Clinician - Meera
  • Uplift Clinician - Thy

 

Early Psychosis Team:

  • Senior Clinician - Max
  • Senior Clinician - Amelia
  • Clinician - Alex
  • Clinician - Heidi
  • Clinician - Blake
  • Clinician - Christine

 

Community and Social Inclusion Team:

  • Community Engagement Coordinator - Jess
  • Community Engagement Coordinator - Sarah
  • Social Inclusion Coordinator - Linda
  • Youth Access Worker - Jeanette
  • ImpaRa Coordinator - Amy

 

Individual Placement Support (IPS) Program:

  • Team Leader - Michael
  • Vocational Specialist - Dan
  • Program Support Officer - Debbie

 

Admin Team:

  • Program Administrator - Kacie
  • Senior Medical Receptionist - Sarah
  • Medical Receptionist - Talia
  • Medical Receptionist - Amanda
  • Medical Receptionist - Leata

 

Private Practitioners:

  • Private Practitioner - Annie
  • Private Practitioner - Wade
  • Private Practitioner - Michael
  • Private Practitioner - Tamara 
  • Private Practitioner - Emily
  • Private Practitioner - Miwa

 

Other Services Provided by:

  • Group Fitness - PT Nick
  • Alcohol & Other Drug Counselling - YFS
  • Yoga - Inner Shyne
  • Vocational Support - HELP Employment

 

Lead agency:

Stride

Events

Any upcoming events will be advertised online on our Facebook and Instagram, and our website will be updated here with a timetable regularly.

All activities are free unless otherwise noted and will be run by our friendly team.

 

Community Engagement

if you would like resources to distribute to young people aged 12-25 please email headspace.Meadowbrook@stride.com.au.

For all enquiries regarding presentations and community engagement activities please contact headspace.Meadowbrook@stride.com.au and attention Jess, our Community Engagement Coordinator. Please be advised that 2-3 weeks notice for presentations and events is appreciated.

headspace is committed to providing accessible and youth friendly mental health services for young people and their families to get help and specialist support. The headspace  Early Psychosis Program provides specialist mental health treatment services for young people living with complex care issues including those experiencing a first episode of psychosis or at risk of experiencing a first episode of psychosis.

In collaboration with Qld Health, our program aims to make sure young people and their families/carers in Logan get the specialist support they need as early as possible.

Multi-Disciplinary Clinical Team

The Early Psychosis team at headspace Meadowbrook have a specially trained multi-disciplinary team to support young people with early psychosis and their families/carers. The team includes Psychiatrists, Psychologists, GP’s, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Mental Health Nurses, Vocational Specialists as well as Peer Support Workers.

The team working in this unique early intervention and prevention service are able to offer assertive outreach to young people who may not be able to make it into the centre and can be seen in their home, at school, work, TAFE or Uni and/or at a local park, cafe or even the beach!

Area and Hours of Service

The Early Psychosis team are able to deliver a range services to young people and their families 7 days per week.

The service covers a large geographical region from the Queensland/NSW border in the south to South Brisbane in the north and the Scenic Rim to the west.

eheadspace provide an integrated wraparound service for young people and their families registered with our team. The eheadspace service provides after-hours online and telephone mental health support to young people and their families. Our Early Psychosis clinicians communicate with eheadspace staff regularly to update them on the current status of young people who may need support after hours.

Inclusion and Exclusion Referral Criteria

Our team can accept referrals from any source, including self-referral, family, friends, teachers, counsellors, Doctors, Psychologists and/or Psychiatrists. Young people and their families do not need a special referral to make contact with headspace Meadowbrook or the Early Psychosis team.

Young people can come directly, or be referred to our Early Psychosis team.

For more information,please call the friendly Early Psychosis team on (07) 3804 4200.

Social Inclusion Program

Our Social Inclusion program has been designed to provide a separate referral pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Pacific Islander, Maori & CALD young people & their families into headspace Meadowbrook. Our Social Inclusion Coordinator also works closely with young people within the LBGTIQA+ community and their families.

Young people and their families using the Social Inclusion program can expect to be given a safe & confidential space, be listened to and will be offered culturally sensitive and respectful soft entry into headspace Meadowbrook.

 

Groups

Our group programs are currently on pause as we do our part to help stop the spread of COVID-19. We will updated our website and social media regularly with more information.

At headspace Meadowbrook, we offer a number of different group programs for young people:

  • Training Sesh - Weekly Personal Training
  • Yoga
  • Her Space
  • Mate Space
  • Diverse City and Diverse City +

For more information about Social Inclusion or our group programs, please contact us on 07 3804 4200, or send an email to headspace.Meadowbrook@stride.com.au

ImpaRa is a social and emotional wellbeing program for young Murri and Torres Strait Islander people.

This program provides a chance to yarn in a safe cultural space with Elders and each other. We will have lots of good healthy food, fun physical activities and an opportunity to yarn about things.

If this program sounds like something that yourself or a young person you know would like to be part of, get in touch with our ImpaRa Program Coordinator on 07 3804 4200, or send an email to headspace.Meadowbrook@stride.com.au

IPS (Individual Placement & Support Program)

For young people, finding a job can be tough. headspace Meadowbrook is making that challenge easier by providing individual job placement support through our vocational program funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services. Individual Placement & Support (IPS), is available to young people up to 25 years old who are getting support from headspace Meadowbrook.

headspace Meadowbrook is one of 14 headspace sites Australia-wide trialing the program, which integrates employment and vocational support with clinical mental health and non-vocational support for young people. IPS focuses on the needs of young people with mental ill-health and who have study or employment goals.

The IPS program works closely with Jobactive and Disability Employment providers as well as building a good relationship with local employers. The service not only helps employers recruit job-ready candidates, but also provides on-the-job support to young people and their employers.

To find out more information, check out our brochure, or get in touch with us on (07) 3804 4200 or headspace.Meadowbrook@stride.com.au

 

 

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Our Youth Reference Group (YRG) is made up of a diverse group of young volunteers aged 12- 25 years, who help support and guide the centre on key components of youth mental heath service delivery and community awareness initiatives both within the centre and the broader community.

The role of the YRG is varied and members are offered a range of opportunities to contribute to our centre and their community including; reviewing decisions regarding the day to day running of the centre , helping to plan youth events  and representing headspace Meadowbrook at events or in the media.

If you would like to join our Youth Reference Group then please complete the application and forward it to headspace.Meadowbrook@stride.com.au

 

Interested in knowing more about placements or volunteering?

To learn more about placements at headspace Meadowbrook, get in touch with us on (07) 3804 4200 or headspace.Meadowbrook@stride.com.au

For more information about placements and volunteering with our lead agency, Stride Mental Health, send an email to studentplacement@stride.com.au or if you are over 25 years and are looking for volunteering opportunities - volunteering@stride.com.au.