Geelong Head to Health
Mick Jones | Service Manager
Finding a way forward together.
Geelong Head to Health is a free service offering caring, friendly and helpful support for people experiencing psychological distress, suicidal thoughts and crisis, in a calm and welcoming environment.
A new way to access support
Geelong Head to Health is a free service, and you call to make a referral between 9 am – 5 pm Monday.
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 wellbeing, 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.
Using a combination of lived experience and on-site clinical support, we provide:
- 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.
If you think you may need support in the future or know someone who does, you can learn more about how we can help.
For more information, including making referrals, visit our Geelong Head to Health website.
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.