Finding a way forward together.
Geelong Head to Health is a free and confidential service for adults who are experiencing distress, feeling overwhelmed or are worried about themselves.
We provide caring, calm and inclusive mental health and well-being support for people over the age of 18.
A new way to access support
Geelong Head to Health is open every day. Monday to Friday, 12 pm and 9 pm and weekends and public holidays, 1 pm – 6 pm.
Individuals can also call 1800 595 212 to speak to our team.
Geelong Head to Heath is for adults who:
- are experiencing distress, feeling overwhelmed or are worried about themselves
- do not need urgent medical attention.
We also offer support for carers and families of people experiencing distress.
We’re here to help you through times of distress.
Whether you’re trying to improve your sense of well-being, looking for help with something that’s bothering you, or helping someone you care about, Geelong Head to Health is here for you.
Our team will work with you to understand what will help right now and then, if needed, help you find the right support for later.
- immediate help to reduce distress
- help to safely cope with thoughts of suicide
- help to navigate through a crisis
- support to improve your wellbeing
- help to connect with ongoing support.
Support from people with a lived experience of mental health challenges
Our service can connect you with a range of mental health professionals, including clinicians and peer support workers with a lived experience of mental health challenges and recovery.
Our staff support you from the moment you are first referred to Geelong Head to Health.
Refer someone you know.
If you know someone who may benefit from Geelong Head to Health, you can contact us on 1800 595 212, and we can navigate your query together.
Geelong Head to Health accepts referrals from GPs, mental health services, community services, carers, families and individuals.
If you think you may need support in the future or know someone who does, you can drop into our centre or call us on 1800 595 212 to learn more about how we can help.
Working together to support the community
Working with the community, including clinical and community services, helps us provide the right support for now and for the future.
Geelong Head to Health is a free and confidential service for adults who are experiencing distress, feeling overwhelmed, are worried about themselves or someone they care about.
Visit us at 8 Station Street, Norlane, from Monday to Friday, 12 pm to 9 pm and on weekends and public holidays from 1 pm – 6 pm.
You can also call us on 1800 595 212.