Karen Fletcher

National Manager for Work and Study Online
headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation

Karen Fletcher is a social worker with extensive experience in youth mental health. She worked directly with high-risk young people for many years and led the development and implementation of a world first service that supports Secondary Schools impacted by suicide. Using her knowledge of the importance of working and studying on young people’s mental health, wellbeing, and vocational recovery, she now works as the National Manager for headspace Work and Study Online, overseeing the delivery of a clinically integrated work and study support service. Karen is passionate about supporting young people to reduce the barriers they face to working or studying and advocating for a holistic approach, where vocational support is integrated into mental health support for all young people.