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03/24/2017 at 03:31. Facebook
Qheadspace launches tonight!

We are so excited for our first Qheadspace online group chat happening between 8-9pm (AEDT). We are also thrilled to announce Micah Scott, CEO at Minus18 will be joining us!

This group chat is a safe space for young people to ask questions in a supportive and inclusive environment with headspace youth mental health advocates who identify as LGBTQIA+.

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03/22/2017 at 07:19. Facebook
Did you know that anxiety is one of the two most common mental health problems experienced by young people?

If you, or you know of someone who is experiencing anxiety, it can be really useful to learn more about it and find ways to manage things when going through a tough time.

Join us on Sunday 26 March between 7-8pm (AEDT) for our anonymous group chat, where we will be talking with young...
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03/20/2017 at 07:19. Facebook
Exploring your sexuality and gender is a normal and healthy part of growing up.

For some it may raise questions that you just don’t know the answers to, but no matter what, it important to remember there is nothing to be ashamed of.

Join us for our first Qheadspace group chat happening on Friday 24 March between 8–9pm (AEDT).

The Qheadspace group chat is a safe space for you to ask...
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03/17/2017. Facebook
Words can hurt. Words can be changed.

Today is National Day of Action against Bullying and also a year since we released the anti-bullying online tool reword. This tool helps to identify cruel and hurtful language in real time, prompting people to reconsider their potentially harmful messages before they hit send.

So far, reword has helped protect thousands of young Australians from...
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03/16/2017. Facebook
Today is National Close the Gap day, which aims to raise awareness and bridge the gap in health equality between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and non-Indigenous Australians by 2030.

Tonii, a headspace National Youth Reference Group member, shared her views on the significance of National Close the Gap day: “One of the reasons why I see Closing the Gap as important, is because...
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03/14/2017. Facebook
Do you know how to support a friend going through a tough time? Are you worried about the pressure for perfection on social media?

Our friends over at PROJECT ROCKIT recently launched PROJECT ROCKIT TV – where young people talk about the stuff you want to know more of and probably isn’t talked about in school!

Whether it’s turning an idea in to a movement or protecting your online privacy,...
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PROJECT ROCKIT TV is here!

We are excited to share PROJECT ROCKIT TV - creating conversations around the kind of stuff we don’t often get to talk about at school. Throughout 2017, we'l...

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03/08/2017. Facebook
“Supporting this group to develop their ideas and prepare their presentation was one of the most inspiring things I’ve experienced.”

In celebration of International Women’s Day, we wanted to share headspace Youth Advisor Rania’s story about her experience at the ABC Heywire Summit in Canberra.

Over six days, Rania mentored a group of inspirational young people to develop a project relating...
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03/07/2017. Facebook
The March edition of our monthly e-newsletter ‘headspace happenings’ will be landing in inboxes shortly. You will find out all the latest news and updates, as well as tips and advice for a healthy headspace.

If you’ve not signed up, it is super easy and you can do so here:
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03/06/2017. Facebook
“Imagine living your whole life knowing you’re not equal to your classmates? To your brother? To your parents?”

Mike Bennett, Media and Communications Manager at headspace, shared an honest account of his story with The Daily Telegraph on Sunday discussing the inequality LGBTI+ people face in Australia. There are a lot of young LGBTI+ people going through a tough time and we want them and all...
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Mike Bennett: ‘Good mental health starts with equality. It’s that simple...'

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03/04/2017. Facebook
We had SO much fun at the Mardi Gras parade last night. A huge shout out to all those that marched in their colourful outfits last night and to the crowd for their amazing support! headspace believes in celebrating diversity and supporting young people aged 12 to 25 who are going through a tough time. We've got your back!

‪#MardiGras2017 #mardigrasAU #EqualityMatters ❤‬
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03/04/2017. Facebook
‪#MardiGras2017 #mardigrasAU #EqualityMatters ❤‬
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03/04/2017. Facebook
‪#MardiGras2017 #mardigrasAU #EqualityMatters ❤‬
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03/03/2017. Facebook
We can’t wait to march in the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade tonight and lucky for us we will be in front of the Parade’s big finale! #SydneyMardiGras

Keep an eye out and when you spot us (hint: we will be the big group decked out in green!)...scream, shout and show your support to stand with us in #creatingequality and raising awareness.

For more info, check out:
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03/03/2017. Facebook
Sometimes we need to take a moment and drink a cup of self-love. ♥
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03/02/2017. Facebook
The Australian LGBTI Awards recognise and honour those who do outstanding work in the LGBTI community. We are thrilled to be a finalist for the “Organisation/Brand of the Year” category.

Tonight is the awards ceremony and we will be keeping our fingers crossed!

Receiving recognition for our work with the LGBTI community is something we are very proud of and we will continue to raise...
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03/01/2017. Facebook
Do you have trouble with a young person in your care who is struggling to attend school?

For some parents and adults, they may be unsure how to help increase school attendance or encourage a young person who refuses to go to school altogether.

Today, between 12-1pm (AEDT) you can join our group chat and speak anonymously online to our mental health professionals. They will be discussing the...
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03/01/2017. Facebook
O-Week can be an exciting time! It’s a great way to meet new people, find out where all the important places are on campus and get yourself ready for the year ahead! It can also be a good time to set up some solid routines and plans to stay motivated and prepared for your study.

Keeping both mentally and emotionally healthy while studying is really important so you can have the best learning...
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02/27/2017. Facebook
Did you know that only around 20 per cent of available jobs are advertised? So how do you find out about the rest?

As a young person looking for work it can be tough, particularly if you have limited or no experience.

If you’re struggling to find work, head to our website for some tips and advice about the hidden job market and much more:
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02/26/2017. Facebook
Qheadspace: Coming out soon!

A ground-breaking, peer support service for LGBTIQ young people who are going through a tough time will be launched by headspace in March.

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02/23/2017. Facebook
Wouldn’t it be great to take part in a fun run AND support headspace?
Sign up for an event, make headspace your chosen charity and if you raise $20 or more you will receive a free headspace singlet! There are so many events to take part in across the country so what are you waiting for
To find out more about how you can get involved visit: and go to the fun runs section