headspace
Morwell

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Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 7:30pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 7:30pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

About

headspace Morwell is a free and welcoming safe space for young people aged between 12 and 25 and their family and friends.

We provide support and information on a range of concerns including mental health, drugs and alcohol, physical / sexual health, employment and education.
 
Connecting with us is easy. Give us a call or send us an email. You can also drop into the Centre, use our computers and WiFi, make yourself a hot drink or play a game. If you want to speak to someone, one of our friendly staff will arrange an appointment and we can decide together what support you may need.
 
We are wheelchair accessible, there is street parking out the front and the bus stop and train station are an easy five minute walk away.

Hours

  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 7:30pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 7:30pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace Morwell is operated by Latrobe Community Health Service. All headspace services are funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care. Administration of funding is carried out by the headspace centre’s local Primary Health Network, in this case, Gippsland (Gippsland PHN).

Services

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

Your GP can refer you to see a specialist youth psychiatrist for bulk billed assessment and management advice for mental health issues.

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

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

Support and assistance finding accommodation or related support services.

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. 

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

Jobs and volunteering

Positions currently available at headspace Morwell

Salary: Volunteer

Applications are now open for volunteers 12-25 y/o wanting to join our Youth Reference Group.

This is your opportunity to be the voice of young people in your community and shape headspace services at headspace Morwell.

Apply to be a part of our Youth Reference Group here.

 

For more information contact:

Name: Danica DiCiero
Phone: 5136 8300
Email: info@headspacemorwell.org.au

More information

Do you have any praise, suggestions or feedback about headspace Morwell's services or centre?

We'd love to hear your ideas.

Simply fill out the quick survey below.

It is private and confidential, but if you would like us to get back to you just leave your contact details in the first section of the survey.

Have your say about headspace Morwell.

Access our survey here

service providers can download a referral form here

please return this form by email info@headspacemorwell.org.au or fax 03 5136 8333.

For after hours services, please contact:
- eheadspace on 1800 650 890 or eheadspace.org.au (9am-1am, 7 days a week)
- The Kids Helpline on 1800 55 1800 (24/7)
- Lifeline on 13 11 14 (24/7)

In case of a crisis or emergency, please contact:
- Mental Health Line on 1800 011 511 (24/7)
- Emergency on 000 (24/7)

To keep up to date with what's on at our centre, follow us on Facebook or Instagram

 

 

Are you aged between 12 and 25 and live, work or study in the Latrobe Valley region? Do you have something to say about youth mental health, and drug and alcohol issues?

 What is the headspace Morwell Youth Reference Group? 

A volunteer group for young people aged 12-25 who are passionate about mental health!

Check out a quick video of our Morwell YRG members here.

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 Morwell YRG, including:

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

By getting involved you will:

  • Have the opportunity to have your say and direct youth mental health services in Australia
  • Develop new skills through involvement and formal training opportunities
  • Meet and work with other young people who are passionate about youth mental health
  • Make a difference to youth mental health

Who can apply?

We are looking for anyone aged between 12 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 and LGBTIQ young people.

How do I get involved?

Contact headspace Morwell on

Phone: 5136 8300 or

email: info@headspacemorwell.org.au

Whatever is a youth led social/action group based at headspace Morwell. It consists of members from the LGBTIQ community who wish to socialize with like-minded people and/or engage the community in whatever positive way they choose.

This group meets once a fortnight on Wednesday 5-6:30pm at headspace Morwell.

If you are interested in joining 

contact Chantelle Chitty on

Phone: 5136 8300 or

email: info@headspacemorwell.org.au

If you would like headspace Morwell to attend your event or give a presentation contact us with proposed dates/times and any other details you have.

sessions do book out so be sure to give plenty of notice.

Send request to: 

Danica DiCiero - Youth Community Engagement Worker -  info@headspacemorwell.org.au

Presentations are general in nature, they cover what headspace is and general information about positive mental health.