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What to do while you wait for counselling or other mental health support services

By headspace Accredited

This provider is accredited through the National Safety and Quality Digital Mental Health Standard

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About this service

Reaching out to support services can be an important step on your mental health and wellbeing journey. When you’re ready to talk, we get that you’ll probably want help straight away. Sometimes though, you might have to wait before you can see someone

This service may help:

  • Understanding the waiting period for services
  • Get answers to frequently asked questions around waiting for services
  • Learn how to support your mental health while waiting for services

Service for

Anyone in need
Anyone in need



Age group

12 to 25 years




1 day or One-off service