YOUTH-SPECIFIC CLIENT CHANGE IN MENTAL HEALTH
Grant number: 1076940 | Funding period: 2014 - 2020
Mental ill-health is the major issue facing young Australians and the Australian government has recognised this by investing in the headspace program which by 2016 will see 90 headspace centres operating across the nation. This project uses high quality research methods to establish best practice and ensure ongoing quality improvement and importantly, answer the question: “is headspace effective in addressing the mental health issues of young Australians?”
Related publications (2)
Clinical and functional characteristics of a subsample of young people presenting for primary mental healthcare at headspace services across Australia
K Filia, D Rickwood, J Menssink, CX Gao, S Hetrick, A Parker, M Hamilton, I Hickie, H Herrman, N Telford, S Sharmin, P McGorry, S Cotton
PURPOSE: Headspace services provide treatment options to young people seeking mental healthcare. To obtain a better understanding ..
Subjective cognitive functioning in relation to changes in levels of depression and anxiety in youth over 3 months of treatment
Kelly Allott, Caroline Gao, Sarah E Hetrick, Kate M Filia, Jana M Menssink, Caroline Fisher, Ian B Hickie, Helen E Herrman, Debra J Rickwood, Alexandra G Parker, Patrick D Mcgorry, Sue M Cotton
BACKGROUND: Subjective cognitive difficulties are common in mental illness and have a negative impact on role functioning. Little ..