Headspace Yarn Safe

Headspace Yarn Safe

About Headspace Yarn Safe

Headspace Yarn Safe provides information to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians who are feeling sad, tired, stressed, and angry. Encouraging individuals to talk when they are going through a hard time. Through the Headspace Yarn Safe website, users can access information and support on mental health and wellbeing, stress and pressure, relationships, alcohol and drugs, work, school and study, and Yarn Safe stories.

What services do Headspace Yarn Safe offer?

Online Resources

Headspace Yarn Safe provides a variety of online resources on their website. With information on how to identify symptoms or changes in personality and mood, as well as techniques or tips to help resolve the issue and who to talk to.

Headspace Centres

Headspace has centres available Australia-wide where individuals can come to talk and receive support face-to-face. These operate in metro, regional, and rural areas and are typically free or at an inexpensive cost. When visiting a centre, individuals can speak to mental health professionals about concerns or issues to help find the best solution. All information discussed in these meetings will be kept entirely confidential.

To learn more about the services available through Headspace Yarn Safe, head to their website.

What are the benefits of using Headspace Yarn Safe?

There is a plethora of benefits for taking steps to recognise and work on issues related to mental health and wellbeing. This includes:

  • Improving emotional resilience
  • Reduce further vulnerability to mental health problems
  • A more positive mindset and outlook in life
  • Higher self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Build more fulfilling and meaningful relationships

Who is Headspace Yarn Safe for?

Headspace Yarn Safe is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, in particular young people, with mental health concerns.

What is the aim of Headspace Yarn Safe?

The aim of all Yarn Safe services is to connect young indigenous people with vital mental health services to support and improve their wellbeing.

Is there a cost to use Headspace Yarn Safe?

There is no cost to use Headspace Yarn Safe.

How to access Headspace Yarn Safe

Headspace Yarn Safe can be accessed online at https://headspace.org.au/yarn-safe/.

Their telephone can be accessed by calling 1800 650 890.

When can Headspace Yarn Safe be accessed?

Headspace Yarn Safe is primarily online and as such it’s resources and support forums are available anytime and anywhere that best suits you. Alternatively, Headspace centres operate within regular business hours. While the Headspace Yarn Safe telephone support services are available every day of the week from 9am to 1am (Melbourne Time).

To learn more, head to their website here.