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Our Centre Locations

Head to Health centres are a safe and welcoming space to talk to someone if you, or someone you care about, are in distress, or need help finding the right mental health support to meet your needs. Stride operates the following centres:

62-64 Canning Street
Launceston TAS 7250
Phone: 1800 424 578

Ground Floor
Suite 1, 150 George Street Parramatta NSW 2150
Phone: 1800 595 212

We’re here for you in times of distress

We offer an open door for people experiencing mental health challenges and those supporting them to be heard, find information, treatment and support and a path forward through the mental health system.

At our centres, you will be able to access:

  • immediate, short- and medium-term mental health and wellbeing support
  • support and advice for navigating local mental health services
  • connections and referrals for ongoing support
  • engagement with social and community groups

Visit Head to Health for free and confidential support.

No appointment necessary
No Medicare card required
Open every day.

Whether you’re trying to improve your own sense of wellbeing, looking for help with something that’s bothering you, or helping someone you care about, visiting Head to Health is a good place to start.

We offer caring and helpful support in a calm, safe and inclusive environment. We’re here to help you to understand the type of support you need.

Our staff have skills and experience supporting people experiencing mental health needs and understand what you might be going through whether you are looking for help for yourself or someone you care for.

You can receive support from our team of mental health professionals including:

  • peer support workers
  • family and carer support workers
  • care coordinators
  • allied health professionals
  • aboriginal and bi-lingual workers

A place to talk with
someone who understands.

Refer someone
you know.

If you know someone who may benefit from visiting Head to Health we accept referrals from GPs, mental health services, community services, carers, families and individuals.

Family and friends of people experiencing mental illness can also seek information and advice through our centres.

Referrals are not required to access support. Anyone can contact or walk-in to Head to Health, whether they already have a GP mental health treatment plan or not.

Our centres are tailored to local needs, providing a welcoming and high-quality experience with a combination of peer-led recovery and clinical support.

We work in partnership with Primary Health Networks (PHNs) to complement services already provided in the community and offer support to help navigate and connect you with other services in the area.

Co-designed to provide
tailored, local support.

Head to Health Phone Service

For free advice and support for your mental health, call Head to Health on 1800 595 212. Head to Health can help you access the local mental health services and supports that are right for you – wherever you are in Australia.

Call Head to Health between 8.30am – 5pm weekdays (except public holidays).

Emergency Support

If you or someone you care for needs immediate emergency assistance, call 000. For 24-hour mental health support call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or Suicide Call Back Service on 1300 659 467.

Launceston Head to Health and Parramatta Head to Health are proudly operated by Stride.

Head to Health is a Commonwealth funded mental health initiative that offers access to mental health information, services and supports through multidisciplinary care teams and integration with local services.
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