It is the second service to be announced - of ten new locations - that were promised by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull during last year’s Federal election campaign.
headspace CEO Jason Trethowan welcomed the news saying the service will provide a much needed boost to local youth mental health services.
“I am extremely pleased that headspace services will now be directly available to the young people of Whyalla and surrounding areas,” Mr Trethowan said.
“headspace National looks forward to collaborating with Country South Australia Primary Health Network in the establishment of headspace Whyalla.”
“There are more pressures on young people today than ever, and for some, life can become overwhelming,” he said.