Media releases

Ulverstone trials free mental health support program

Adults living in the Ulverstone area now have access to a free digital mental health support program as part of a pilot that aims to test new ways of engaging people with health and wellbeing coaching. Tasmanian-based organisation Healthy Business is delivering the HealthCi program to adults living within the postcode of 7315 under the…

Launceston Head to Health opens its doors

Adults in the Launceston area will have better access to mental health support from Monday 24 January with the opening of the innovative new Launceston Head to Health centre. An initial range of services will be available from an interim site on Paterson Street, with a full suite to be offered when the centre moves…

Lead agency selected for new Launceston adult mental health centre

Experienced mental health service provider Stride has been unveiled as the lead agency to run an innovative new mental health centre for adults living in the Launceston area. Launceston Head to Health will aim to improve access to mental health and related support services for adults in distress or crisis, as well as family and…

headspace Hobart centre expands

A newly expanded headspace centre in the heart of Hobart means more young Tasmanians than ever can get support from the youth mental health service provider. Australian Government funding provided through Primary Health Tasmania has enabled headspace Hobart to redesign the layout of its centrally located Liverpool Street site, including a revamped reception area and…

Greater mental health support for Tasmanian adults

Tasmanian adults living with mild mental illness now have greater access to free online and telephone-based mental health support, including a culturally informed service for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Primary Health Tasmania on Tuesday 25 May announced the new Australian Government-funded services, to be delivered in the state by Remedy Healthcare. The services…

Burnie community celebrates launch of new headspace satellite

Community members passionate about providing high-quality mental health support to young Tasmanians came together on 10 March to celebrate the opening of Burnie‚Äôs new headspace satellite service. headspace Burnie staff and youth volunteers joined with community organisations, healthcare providers, and members of local government to recognise the milestone at a launch event at the Mount…