.

Holt MP Anthony Byrne joined a celebration of headspace services in Narre Warren recently.
The event marked headspace Day – a national day that aims to get people caring for their mental health issues early before they got more serious.
Narre Warren’s headspace centre is one of the most popular services for youth mental health support.
It has assisted more than 1200 young people in Casey in 2017 – nearly twice the national average for headspace centres.
One of its drawcards is Romeo the therapy dog, who was a calming influence on the centre’s visitors.
“It was great to meet the staff and to thank them for making a real difference to the lives of Casey’s youth,” Mr Byrne said.
“Casey’s youth should be reminded that we do have a wonderful local mental health headspace service that is easily accessible … if they ever need any mental health support.”
He pledged his support for continued funding to ensure it remained a “world-class local mental health facility for the long term”.
A quarter of young Australians experience mental health issues each year.
Headspace is building an advice campaign based on young people’s feedback, which aims to help other young people.

Your first stop before buying a home. View the whole picture.

More News

Casey councillor Susan Serey is recontesting for a seat in State Parliament. On 15 November, Cr Serey was formally announced as ...

Certified gold The Ramble Tamble Certified Gold Show, the ultimate tribute, dinner and show experience featuring the music of both ...

A spectacular light and lantern festival could be launched by Casey Council at Bunjil Place as early as 2018. Outgoing mayor ...

An 18-year-old accused drug trafficker has said he lied to police when he told them he was couriering cannabis across ...

The first challenge for Upper Beaconsfield archer Shaylen was to make it to national titles. The prodigiously talented nine-year-old more ...

Casey Council is seeking to hold an annual Christian prayer breakfast to pray for and thank emergency services members. Outgoing ...

Latest Sport

Dandenong Stingrays captain Oscar Clavarino possesses genuine leadership, an ability to read the ball as well as anyone in the ...

Despite losing their fourth consecutive match in the opening month of the Victorian Premier Cricket season, Casey-South Melbourne coach Prabath ...

VICTORIAN PREMIER CRICKET PREVIEW – ROUND 4 DANDENONG (1ST) v CASEY-SOUTH MELBOURNE (17TH) Shepley Oval, 28 October from 11am Saturday’s clash for ...