Applications Now Open for the Bega headspace Youth Reference Group

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April 18, 2018

headspace waiting room

Are you aged between 16 and 25 and live in the Bega Valley? Do you have something to say about health, mental health and drug and alcohol issues?
Applications are now open for the headspace Bega Youth Reference Group
headspace is providing young people with the opportunity to be heard and be active around youth mental health and alcohol and other health issues. There are a number of roles you can play in a headspace Bega Youth Reference Group, including:
•Leading a project in your local area
•Website consultation and development
•Research and evaluation of headspace services
•Consultation around resource development such as, factsheets,brochures, radio ads etc
•Public Speaking and education
•Media Spokesperson
By getting involved you will:
•Have the opportunity to have your say and direct youth mentalhealth services in your local area
•Develop new skills
•Meet and work with other young people who are passionate aboutyouth mental health
•Make a difference to youth mental health
headspace will provide some training to support you to participate in the above groups or other activities that the group decides to participate in. How do I get involved? Complete the application form and return it to either: Email: lscott@gph.org.au Post: Liz Scott at Grand Pacific Health, PO Box 513, Bega 2550.Note: To email - save the PDF after editing and send as attachment. Information Packs are also able to be picked up directly from GPH 104a Auckland Street, Bega. Or for more information please contact: Liz Scott: 0422 598 683 APPLICATIONS CLOSE SUNDAY 27th MAY 2018
Who can apply?
We are looking for anyone aged from 16 - 25 who would like to be involved with their local headspace centre.
We want you to apply if:
you have had your own experiences of going through a hard time at some stage in your life or know someone who has,
you want to make a meaningful difference to health services for other young people,
you feel passionate about and are interested in mental health issues,
The group is also keen to hear the voices of Indigenous young people, young people from different cultural backgrounds, young people from rural and remote areas, gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender young people and young people who have been homeless

Click here to fill in an application form

 

 

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