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OCTEC is involved in three important mental health initiatives in Orange with representation on the steering committees of the Orange headspace centre, the LikeMind project and the Mentally Healthy Orange campaign.

Orange headspace provides mental health and associated health services to young people aged 12 to 25 years. It opened its doors in January 2016 after 12 months of planning, site acquisition, fit-out and staffing by Lead Agency, Marathon Health, together with the Orange headspace Consortium.

OCTEC is a Consortium Member and is represented on the Clinical Governance Sub-Committee, as well as supporting the centre with the delivery of vocational services to headspace clients.