Centre of attention | Barrier Daily Truth

Wed Nov 1, 2017

The 100th headspace centre in Australia was officially opened yesterday with the focus on youth health and mental health.

Flourish Australia, the lead agency running headspace Broken Hill, held the opening in Blende Street with guest speakers, entertainment and tours of the new facility.

headspace is structured to help young people aged between 12 and 25 and is already making a difference in terms of local young people recognising and understanding mental health.

CEO of headspace, Jason Trethowan, said they had a fantastic launch.

“Broken Hill really turned it on. It has been an amazing opening,” he said.

“The amount of people who came along and the breadth, from school age to older people.

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