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Mass exodus of Headspace board

There's been a mass exodus of board members from youth mental health organisation Headspace following a shake-up of the way it is managed.

Funding and control of the organisation's nearly 100 health centres were handed to local health networks on July 1, prompting mass resignations led by the chairwoman of seven years, Wendy McCarthy.

Chris Tanti, chief executive since Headspace's inception