headspace is excited to announce a new editorial partnership with VICE – one of Australia’s largest youth digital news sites.
The year-long partnership, which officially launched on 10 May, 2017, will run across a range of VICE vertical, including music site Noisey, world famous fashion and culture site i-D, and female focussed site Broadly.
‘That Feeling When’ hub will have news and personal stories about many areas of mental health affecting young people and letting them know it is OK to ask for help. You can keep up-to-date every fortnight with new content on the VICE website and also the headspace website.
headspace CEO Jason Trethowan said, “We are very excited to be partnering with VICE and the opportunity this brings us to connect with their devoted audience to talk about a variety of topics surrounding youth mental health and wellbeing.”
With one in four young people experiencing a mental health issue before the age of 25, we hope this partnership will promote vital youth mental health awareness and literacy to young people, as well as supporting their friends and their families,” Mr Trethowan said.
“VICE has a platform for us to share deeply significant and meaningful topics affecting young people and their mental health. We want all young people to know that help is available, no matter where they are or what they might be going through.”
VICE is the world’s preeminent youth media company and content creation studio. Launched in 1994, VICE now operates in over 30 countries and distributes its programming to viewers across digital, linear, mobile, film and socials. VICE includes an international network of digital channels; a television and feature film production studio; a magazine; a record label; an in-house creative services agency; a book-publishing division; and a newly launched TV network, VICELAND in partnership with A&E.
VICE's award-winning programming has been recognized by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, Peabody Awards, Sundance Film Festival, PEN Center, Cannes Lions, Frontline Club, Knight Foundation, American Society of Magazine Editors, LA Press Club, James Beard awards, and Webby Awards, among others. VICE Australia have recently launched a new TV channel with SBS called SBS VICELAND, by young people, for young people.