Our friendly staff at headspace Meadowbrook can assist young people aged 12 - 25 with mental health, drug, alcohol, work & study issues. Some services are bulk-billed with a Medicare card and Mental Health Care Plan.
We have a wide range of support available such as Psychologists and Social Workers. See the tabs below for more information.
While we accept walk-in appointments, we prefer young people call us to book an initial appointment.
Free onsite parking including disability parking is accessed via Logan Downs Drive. We provide wheelchair access throughout the centre including toilets.
If using public transport, the Loganlea train station is only a short walk away. Check Translink ’s website to plan your journey.
- Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Tuesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
- Wednesday: 9:00am - 7:00pm
- Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
headspace Meadowbrook is operated by Aftercare. All headspace services are funded by the Australian Government Department of Health. Administration of funding is carried out by the headspace centre’s local Primary Health Network, in this case, Brisbane South (Brisbane South PHN).
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Mental health workers – which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other workers – that can help if you're just not feeling yourself.
Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with work or study opportunities.
A group of young people who help with events and some decision making at a centre. Ask your centre about getting involved.
Nutrition screening, dietary assessment and education about food and lifestyle, also support around healthy eating strategies.
Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with any alcohol or other drug issue.
A headspace early intervention program to improve the lives of young people, and their families, who are affected by psychosis.
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Are you 12-25 and need someone to talk to? At headspace Meadowbrook, we've got your back.
If you ever:
- are feeling down, stressed or can't stop worrying.
- haven't felt like yourself for a long time.
- can't deal with school or finding it difficult to concentrate.
- are feeling sick or worried about your health.
- want to cut down on your drinking or drug use.
- want to talk about sexuality, identity or relationships.
- are having difficulties with friendships.
- have sexual health issues or want to find out about contraception.
- are being bullied, cyberbullied, hurt or harassed.
- are worried about work or study or if you're having money trouble.
- are worried about a friend or family member.
headspace Meadowbrook can help. Our services are free or low cost, and will ensure that your privacy and confidentiality are maintained and respected. If headspace is seriously worried about your safety, or the safety of someone else they must, by law, try to keep everyone safe. This means they may have to share their concerns with someone else. You can talk to your headspace worker about confidentiality at any time, if you have questions or need more information.
At headspace Meadowbrook, our primary focus is the wellbeing of young people in the region and we understand that getting help early is important in resolving problems effectively.
Our service will additionally host a headspace Early Psychosis program. The Early Psychosis service will assist young people 12-25 who are experiencing a first psychotic episode or who meet the criteria to indicate they are at risk of developing a psychotic disorder.
Please bring your Medicare card with you. If you don't have a medicare card, or you forget it - don't worry! Our friendly staff will be able to provide you with assistance and information about costs. To make an appointment just call, email or drop in to our centre! Alternatively, you can ask a friend, teacher, parent, other family member, health worker or community agency to contact headspace for you. You are welcome to bring family and friends with you, if you wish.
For more information, please see our brochure.
We understand that asking for help when you're not feeling yourself can sometimes be difficult or uncomfortable. Because of this, we have made our referral process as easy as possible.
If you are 12-25
- You can refer yourself
- You can have a family member or friend refer you (with your consent)
- Your GP can refer you
- Your school, TAFE, University or other service providers can refer you or assist you in making an appointment
If you are under 16 years of age, we encourage you to bring along a parent, care giver or support person for your first appointment.
To make an appointment
You can call us on 07 3804 4200
You can email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
You can drop in an see us at 260 Loganlea Rd, Meadowbrook QLD 4314.
Please be aware that our email account is only checked during business hours. If you require urgent or out of business hours help please call KidsHelpLine 1800 55 1800, Lifeline 13 11 14 or visit eheadspace.com.au
At headspace Meadowbrook we take your privacy very seriously and anything shared with us is confidential. We keep all your information on a secure database which is only available to headspace Meadowbrook staff. The law stops us from sharing your information outside these people unless we have your permission. Sometimes you do not want us to share your information and we respect that, however there may be times when we need to talk to someone without your permission, such as; if you or someone else is at significant risk of harm or if the law requires us to do so.
Services are free, with 10 appointments bulk billed per year covered by Medicare when you have a Mental Health Treatment Plan.
You don’t need to have a Mental Health Treatment Plan before contacting headspace and coming in for your first appointment. This can be arranged for you with one of our GP’s or your own, after you attend.
Bulk Billing is where headspace, instead of charging you, can bill Medicare (or the Australian government) for the health services that you receive.
For Service Providers (Including GP's and Government Departments)
If you are a service provider, GP or Government Department, please complete the referral form below and return to headspace Meadowbrook by email, fax or post. If the young person has a Mental Health Care Plan in place please provide a copy of this with the referral form.
We do require all GP's and external referrers to fill in our referral form to make sure that the young people you are referring is suitable for service at headspace Meadowbrook.
Please note we are an early intervention service; our Clinical Team Leader will assess all incoming referrals and we will contact you shortly after to let you know whether the young person has been accepted into service.
Our fax number is 07 3539 9828
Our email is headspace.Meadowbrook@aftercare.com.au
Our postal address is PO Box 220, Waterford, QLD 4133
To access headspace Meadowbrook's services for free all you need to have is a valid Medicare card. Click here to learn more about what a Medicare is and how it can help you to have one.
If you don't have a Medicare card but think you might be eligible, you can apply through the Department of Human Services here.
If you are ineligible to apply for a Medicare card, give us a call and we will direct you to alternative appropriate services for you, such as our fee-for-service options which range in price.
Some young people have found these various apps, online programs and organisations helpful while they are waiting to see a clinician at headspace Meadowbrook:
eheadspace - Free, confidential, over the phone or online counselling service provided by headspace. 1800 650 890 or eheadspace.org.au
Kids Helpline - Free, private and confidential 24/7 phone and online counselling service for young people aged 5-25 years. 1800 55 1800 or kidshelpline.com.au
ReachOut - Online resources and support for young people under 25 going through a tough time. au.reachout.com
Head to Health - Wherever you are on your mental health journey, Head to Health is here to help you find the information, resources, and services that most suit your needs. headtohealth.gov.au
Bite Back - Online activities, psychoeducation and positive psychology to support young people with their mental health. biteback.org.au
BeyondNow App - This is a safely planning app that you can work through if you're having thoughts of suicide. beyondblue.org.au/get-support/beyondnow-suicide-safety-planning
The Desk - Online tools and programs to support students with their mental health. thedesk.org.au
Hello Sunday Morning - Website and app that support young people cutting back or taking a break from alcohol. hellosundaymorning.org
The Brave Program - Online program to support young people aged 8-17 with anxiety. brave4you.psy.uq.edu.au/
Breakup Shakeup - App that supports young people going through a relationship break up. iTunes.apple.com/au/app/breakup-shakeup/id1017200579?mt=8
Clear Your Vision - Online program to support young people to reduce their cannabis use. cannabissupport.com.au/treatment/tools-to-quit/clear-your-vision
headspace Meadowbrook has free onsite parking behind our building, accessible via Logan Downs Dr.
headspace Meadowbrook is accessible by public transport with the Loganlea Train Station and bus stops only a short walk away. Please check out the Translink website to plan your journey to our centre - https://translink.com.au/
headspace Meadowbrook staff are dedicated health professionals who are passionate about working with young people and supporting you in a safe, friendly, confidential and non-judgemental environment.
- Regional Manager - Ash
- Operations Manager - Johanna
- Clinical Services Manager (Primary) - Vanessa
- Clinical Services Manager (Uplift and Early Psychosis) - Veronica
- Consultant Psychiatrist - Dr Scott
- Clinical Team Leader - Judie
- Senior Intake Clinician - Kira
- Intake Clinician - Carmen
- Intake Clinician - Michael
- Intake Clinician - Tamsyn
- Intake Clinician - Janice
- Intake Clinician - Natalia
- Intake Clinician - Julie
- Brief Intervention Clinician - Ghassani
- Uplift Senior Clinician - Meera
- Uplift Clinician - Thy
Early Psychosis Team:
- Senior Clinician - Max
- Senior Clinician - Amelia
- Clinician - Alex
- Clinician - Heidi
- Clinician - Blake
- Clinician - Christine
Community and Social Inclusion Team:
- Community Engagement Coordinator - Jess
- Community Engagement Coordinator - Sarah
- Social Inclusion Coordinator - Linda
- Youth Access Worker - Jeanette
- ImpaRa Coordinator - Amy
Individual Placement Support (IPS) Program:
- Team Leader - Michael
- Vocational Specialist - Dan
- Program Support Officer - Debbie
- Program Administrator - Kacie
- Senior Medical Receptionist - Sarah
- Medical Receptionist - Talia
- Medical Receptionist - Amanda
- Medical Receptionist - Leata
- Private Practitioner - Annie
- Private Practitioner - Wade
- Private Practitioner - Michael
- Private Practitioner - Tamara
- Private Practitioner - Emily
- Private Practitioner - Miwa
Other Services Provided by:
- Group Fitness - PT Nick
- Alcohol & Other Drug Counselling - YFS
- Yoga - Inner Shyne
- Vocational Support - HELP Employment
There are a range of activities and groups at headspace Meadowbrook for young people aged 12-25 to attend.
Check out our monthly timetable below or or follow us on social media to stay up to date.
To attend the activities just let us know you are planning to come so that we can make sure there is a spot free for you! Call us on 07 3804 4200
All activities are FREE and are run by our friendly workers.
If you would like resources to distribute to young people aged 12-25, or are wanting to organise a presentation or community engagement activity, please email headsace.Meadowbrook@aftercare.com.au
headspace is committed to providing accessible and youth friendly mental health services for young people and their families to get help and specialist support. The headspace Early Psychosis Program provides specialist mental health treatment services for young people living with complex care issues including those experiencing a first episode of psychosis or at risk of experiencing a first episode of psychosis.
In collaboration with Qld Health, our program aims to make sure young people and their families/carers in Logan get the specialist support they need as early as possible.
Multi-Disciplinary Clinical Team
The Early Psychosis team at headspace Meadowbrook have a specially trained multi-disciplinary team to support young people with early psychosis and their families/carers. The team includes Psychiatrists, Psychologists, GP’s, Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Mental Health Nurses, Vocational Specialists as well as Peer Support Workers.
The team working in this unique early intervention and prevention service are able to offer assertive outreach to young people who may not be able to make it into the centre and can be seen in their home, at school, work, TAFE or Uni and/or at a local park, cafe or even the beach!
Area and Hours of Service
The Early Psychosis team are able to deliver a range services to young people and their families 7 days per week.
The service covers a large geographical region from the Queensland/NSW border in the south to South Brisbane in the north and the Scenic Rim to the west.
eheadspace provide an integrated wraparound service for young people and their families registered with our team. The eheadspace service provides after-hours online and telephone mental health support to young people and their families. Our Early Psychosis clinicians communicate with eheadspace staff regularly to update them on the current status of young people who may need support after hours.
Inclusion and Exclusion Referral Criteria
Our team can accept referrals from any source, including self-referral, family, friends, teachers, counsellors, Doctors, Psychologists and/or Psychiatrists. Young people and their families do not need a special referral to make contact with headspace Meadowbrook or the Early Psychosis team.
Young people can come directly, or be referred to our Early Psychosis team.
For more information,please call the friendly Early Psychosis team on 07 3804 4200.
Social Inclusion Program
Our Social Inclusion program has been designed to provide a separate referral pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Pacific Islander, Maori & CALD young people & their families into headspace Meadowbrook. Our Social Inclusion Coordinator also works closely with young people within the LBGTIQA+ community and their families.
Young people and their families using the Social Inclusion program can expect to be given a safe & confidential space, be listened to and will be offered culturally sensitive and respectful soft entry into headspace Meadowbrook.
At headspace Meadowbrook, we offer a number of different group programs for young people:
- Training Sesh - Weekly Personal Training
- Her Space
- Mate Space
- Diverse City and Diverse City +
For more information about Social Inclusion or our group programs, please contact us on 07 3804 4200, or send an email to headspace.Meadowbrook@aftercare.com.au
ImpaRa is a social and emotional wellbeing program for young Murri and Torres Strait Islander people.
This program provides a chance to yarn in a safe cultural space with Elders and each other. We will have lots of good healthy food, fun physical activities and an opportunity to yarn about things.
If this program sounds like something that yourself or a young person you know would like to be part of, get in touch with our ImpaRa Program Coordinator on 07 3804 4200, or send an email to headspace.Meadowbrook@aftercare.com.au
IPS (Individual Placement & Support Program)
For young people, finding a job can be tough. headspace Meadowbrook is making that challenge easier by providing our individual job placement support through our vocational program funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services. Individual Placement & Support (IPS), is available to young people up to 25 years who are accessing headspace Meadowbrook.
headspace Meadowbrook is one of 14 headspace sites Australia-wide trialing the program, which integrates employment and vocational support with clinical mental health and non-vocational support for young people. IPS focuses on the needs of young people with mental ill-health and who have study or employment goals.
The IPS program works closely with Jobactive and Disability Employment providers as well as building a good relationship with local employers. The service not only helps employers recruit job-ready candidates, but also provides on-the-job support to young people and their employers.
Our Youth Reference Group (YRG) is made up of a diverse group of young volunteers aged 12- 25 years, who help support and guide the centre on key components of youth mental heath service delivery and community awareness initiatives both within the centre and the broader community.
The role of the YRG is varied and members are offered a range of opportunities to contribute to our centre and their community including; reviewing decisions regarding the day to day running of the centre , helping to plan youth events and representing headspace Meadowbrook at events or in the media.