headspace for health professionals

This section is for professionals who work with young people, and anyone else who is looking for details of existing research in youth mental health.

Here you can read Research & Information summaries about the burden and onset, risk factors, assessment and treatment, and link to clinical practice guidelines for common mental health issues in young people and find Evidence Maps in our existing research database about prevention and treatment of mental health and substance use issues in young people.

For information on working at headspace and positions available at our National Office and centres visit our careers section. 

Education professionals can visit our schools section for details on programs and resources.

Clinical assessment tools 

The headspace Clinical Toolkit provides you with the information needed to recognise and treat common mental health issues in young people. 

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GP online training 

The training modules are engaging, interactive, and evidence informed, with a range of interesting cases. The training also links to helpful clinical resources, including videos of consultations and interviews with GPs, other experts and young people.

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Online training for allied health professionals 

headspace has developed free accredited online training for allied health professionals working with young people.

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