Using innovative technology to reduce the impact of trauma, anxiety and common mental health problems among youth and young adults.
The VitalHub program welcomes participants between the ages of 12 – 24yrs. They are introduced to a Youth Mentor who will support them through a 10 week program. This will involve coaching in our experiential technology and action-based learning tools to bring peace of mind and freedom from unhelpful thoughts and feelings.
→ Understanding feelings
→ Reducing stress and anxiety
→ Thinking about others
→ Taking responsibility
→ Being optimistic
→ Managing thoughts and feelings
→ Changing attitudes and behaviour
→ Being more confident and engaged
→ Higher employability
Evaluates pre and post character strengths using immersive VR (Virtual Reality) scenarios.
Restores emotional freedom in individual soundproof booths, through personalised, interactive journeys that reduce stress and the impact of trauma.
A portable EEG brain-training headband which tracks your brain activity in real time.
The next step. A backed by researched, multi-week ‘follow-on” program which creates a strong positive peer culture in supportive small groups, encouraging ongoing personal goals, building new opportunities and life directions.
The specific 10 week program offered by the VitalHub is designed to help each participant reach achievable goals towards their emotional freedom and potential.
Each session runs for a minimum of 90 minutes, with some sessions lasting longer. When booking your next appointment, you’ll be informed of the expected length of the session.
Participants at the VitalHub can pay privately for our programs or may be able to access funding through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) if they are self-managed or plan-managed. VitalHub is able to offer low-fee options to specific clients who are eligible for funding from other sources.
In this 2-hours session, you’ll get an overview of the program, meet your mentor, and learn about yourself and how this program can be tailored to meet your needs.
5 Mindtrax Pod Sessions
These 90-minute sessions will help you identify and release limiting beliefs, emotions, and behaviours that are holding you back.
4 Specialty Pod Sessions
These 120-minute sessions will focus on specific programs like Character selfie, Self Talk and FocusBand, helping you to develop new skills and strategies.
Graduate Evaluation Session
In this final session, you’ll reflect on your progress and get print out reports summarising your progress and achievements throughout the program.
Free Post-6 Weeks Follow up
You will receive a complimentary follow-up session six weeks after completing the program to check in on your progress and be offered ongoing support.
The VITALHub assists participants to positively contribute to their community by reducing emotional stress and building character values
With the support of multiple universities, the VitalHub focuses on character building and reducing stress and anxiety by using the latest evidence-based techniques combined with technology, including Virtual Reality, while establishing supportive micro communities.
“The VITAL Hub is an exciting new initiative to assist in addressing mental health problems for at-risk youth. Having been associated with Russ and the VITAL team for several years, this new method of service delivery is sure to be of great value to the community”
– Dr Gavin Brown, Psychologist
“Many youths living with disabilities are looking for effective role modelling, with strong, encouraging positive outcomes. They thrive on direction, boundaries, and firm commitments within a safe environment. VITAL HUB is a breakthrough on how to re-engage our at-high-risk youth by providing direction, skills, and resources through values-based programs.”
– Pamela Vandersande, (B.S.W) Social Worker
“VITAL ProJeX are a fantastic organisation that have a successful track record in providing cutting-edge early intervention activities to at-risk youth to help prevent them from engaging in criminal activity or anti-social behaviour. I am excited and proud to continue our scientific collaborating with VITAL ProJeX.”
– Dr Michael Ireland, Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Science University of Southern Queensland
To register your interest in the program please complete this form.