Better Health Channel

headspace is a youth mental health foundation that helps young people aged 12–25 years who are going through a tough time. Through 55 centres across Australia, headspace provides general and mental health advice, education and employment services, and help with alcohol and drug issues.

Services provided

  • General health advice
  • Mental health advice and counselling
  • Education and employment services
  • Alcohol and drug support


Available to anyone in Australia aged 12–25 years

How to access

If you need mental health assistance contact headspace

The National Relay Service (NRS)External Link is available to help callers who are d/Deaf, or find it hard to hear or speak to hearing people on the phone.

The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National)External Link is available (24 hours, 7 days) for callers who speak other languages. Call 131 450.

If you would prefer to discuss your health or treatment in a language other than English, an interpreter can be arranged for you at no cost.

Interpreter services are also available free of charge for people with a speech or hearing impairment.


headspace is a free service.




  • Don’t feel that things have to be really bad before you ask for help. Start by visiting the headspace website – it’s free and might have the information you need.