Received: 7 May 2020
Accepted: 8 September 2020
First Online: 1 October 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The <i>headspace</i> national minimum dataset (MDS) reported on in the present study was collected from participants who had attended a <i>headspace</i> youth mental health centre during the four-year period from 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2017. Data are encrypted to ensure confidentiality and stored in a national data warehouse. Clients consent for their de-identified information to be used for service evaluation and research purposes. Approval for the MDS was obtained from the Clinical and Research Board sub-committee and data usage is overseen by the Data Governance Group.
: Not required.
: DR is employed by headspace part-time as the Chief Scientific Advisor.