Spotlight on: headspace Knox

Gymnastics Victoria are working together with headspace Knox to increase physical activity in young people aged 12-17 years. Through VicHealth’s Growing Participation in Sport Program, Gymnastics Victoria collaborated with headspace Knox to research the challenges that young people face to start or continue their participation in Gymnastics. 

headspace is the National Youth Mental Health Foundation, they provide tailored and holistic mental health support to 12-25 year olds. headspace work with young people to provide support at a crucial time in their lives. More than 75 per cent of mental health issues develop before a person turns 25. Young people are at the centre of everything headspace do and they play an active role in designing, developing and evaluating their programs. With a focus on early intervention, headspace have 100+ centres across Australia that are a one stop shop for young people. 

For further information on headspace and the work they do take a look at the website click here.