For young people

If you are a young person aged between 12-25 and need information relating to general mental health, physical health, work & study and alcohol and other drugs, this section is designed for you.


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Work & study

headspace work and study service

If you are aged between 15 and 25 and need support to navigate your way through work or study, please check out the headspace work and study program.

headspace work and study FAQs

Frequently asked questions about our work and study program

tips for starting a new job

Congratulations, you’ve got the job! But if you've never had a job before, it can be quite a shock to the system getting to know what you're supposed to do and how you're supposed to act.

face to face vs. online learning

Explore the ways you can choose to learn, be it face-to-face; online; or on the job

how to finance your studies

Once you've chosen the course you'd like to do, you need to make sure that you're able to cover the expenses of the course fees and your living costs while you study, as these can all add up to be a pretty big challenge to face.

how to reduce stress & prepare for exams

To help reduce stress and ensure that you're as organised as you can be, learn more about planning and looking after yourself and about staying focused in order to be as ready for the exam as you can be.

learning options

There are many ways to learn, from university degrees, to short intense courses, to job training and more.

list of australian student unions & associations

Generally, most training institutions such as universities and TAFE's provide a range of services and supports to help students meet the demands of daily life while studying, so they will continue to thrive and be successful in completing their courses.