Hours

  • Monday: 8:45am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 8:45am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 8:45am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 8:45am - 7:00pm
  • Friday: 8:45am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace

Tamworth

2 Darling Street, Tamworth, New South Wales 2340
P: (02) 6762 9290 F: (02) 6766 7547

headspace Tamworth is operated by Centacare New England North West. 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, Hunter New England and Central Coast (HNECC LTD).

If you are 12-25 and going through a tough time headspace Tamworth is here to help

headspace Tamworth can help if you:

  • are feeling down, stressed or worried
  • are having difficulty with something in your life
  • are being bullied, hurt or harassed
  • need help with a health issue
  • have concerns about alcohol and drugs
  • want to talk about sexual identity or relationships
  • want to discuss sexual health or find out about contraception
  • need advice about education or finding work
  • are worried about a friend or family member

Have you thought about talking to someone?

At headspace Tamworth we have a diverse range of skills within our team. Though our centre we can offer services from psychiatry to being able to access equine therapy.

You can contact the centre by calling or dropping in, or alternatively asking a friend or relative to contact the centre for you.

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. 

Work & Study Services

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Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with work or study opportunities. 

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

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

Are you 12-25?

Do you want to have a say about young people and mental health?

Well come an join our headspace Tamworth Youth Reference Group!!

 

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 a headspace local reference group, including:

-          Leading a project in your local area

-          Website consultation and development

-          Research and evaluation of headspace services

-          Consultation around resource development such as, fact sheets, brochures, radio ads etc

-          Peer support and mentoring

-          Media spokes person

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

How do I get Involved?

Just fill out these forms and email them to: t.baker@centacarenenw.com.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

Meet our Team! (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

we are passionate about helping young people get the right help in a friendly, supportive and non judgmental way

We are:

  • Linden - Centre Manager
  • Lisa - Clinical Coordinator
  • Barbara - Youth Care Coordinator
  • Danielle -Youth Care Coordinator
  • Azaan- Provisional Psychologist/Youth Care Coordinator
  • Brett-Provisional Psychologist/Youth Care Coordinator
  • Rebecca -Provisional Psychologist/Youth Care Coordinator
  • Toni -Provisional Psychologist/Youth Care Coordinator
  • Mel - Program Support Officer
  • Renee -Administration
  • Wendy -Psychologist
  • James -Psychologist
  • Tristan -Youth & Community Engagement Officer

We also have helping us out:

  • Dr Cudmore -GP
  • Dr Shah -Psychiatrist
  • Katie -Dietitian
  • Deanne -Dietitian
  • Dylan -Aboriginal Employment Statergy
  • Pete -Tamworth Aboriginal Medical Service
  • Rachel -Best Employment

How to refer (Click to show below) (Click to hide below)

There are a range of ways you can refer to headspace Tamworth.

For a copy of the referral form please click here

If you have any questions about headspace Tamworth, or wondering if we are the fitted service for you, don't hesitate to give us a call.

If you are in crisis, please call Lifeline on 13 11 14