Crisis Contact Numbers
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
Victorian COVID-19 Hotline - 1800 675 398
National COVID-19 Hotline - 1800 020 080
COVID-19 Mental Health & Wellbeing Supports - Support services for the general public, health practitioners and consumers and carers.
COVID-19 Vaccination Information - Mentis Assist Information Sheet
Getting Vaccinated - What to do before your COVID-19 vaccination, how to book, what to do if you don't have a Medicare card and what happens after you are vaccinated.
Book your Vaccination - Information about how to book your COVID-19 vaccine appointment
COVID-19 Self-Assessment - find out if you should be tested for COVID-19
Translated information about COVID-19 - COVID-19 translated information for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
Symptoms & Risk of COVID-19 - Information and advice about Coronavirus symptoms and what to do to reduce the risk of infection
Covid-19 Information for Individuals and families - a range of mental health supports available during Covid-19
Department of Health - Head to Health COVID-19 Support
NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission - Caronavirus (COVID-19) Advice for people with disability
Keeping Victorians Connected and Supported - Mental Health & Wellbeing Coronavirus Response Package Fact Sheet
How the NDIS can support your mental health - NDIS Snapshot
Impairment and mental health in the NDIS - NDIS Snapshot
Recovery and the NDIS - NDIS Snapshot
Functional capacity and mental health - NDIS Snapshot
Other services supporting your mental health - NDIS Snapshot
Accessing the NDIS - Fact Sheet
Accessing NDIS support for my child - Fact Sheet
Preparing for your planning conversation - Fact Sheet
Getting ready for your planning conversation - Checklist
NDIS funded mental health supports - Fact Sheet
Starting your NDIS Plan with a Support Worker - Fact Sheet
Starting you NDIS Plan as a self-managed participant - Fact Sheet
Psychosocial Disability, Recovery and the NDIS - Fact Sheet
NDIS mental health carers - Checklist
About the NDIS - Information Booklet
NDIS Participant Pathway - Information Booklet
A guide for mental health carers - Information Booklet (Mental Health Australia)
NDIS and mental health carers - Discussion paper (Mental Health Australia)
Reimagine - a free online resource designed to help you gain confidence navigating the NDIS and understand how it can support mental health recovery aspirations.
VMIAC - NDIS Advocacy & Support
Mental Health Resources
Mental Health Victoria — Psychiatric Disability Services of Victoria
Mental Health Australia — Articles about Mental Illnesses
Life Line — Call 13 11 14. Available 24-hours a day, any day of the week from anywhere in Australia
Beyond Blue - Call 1300 22 4636. Available 24 hours
Suicide Call Back Service - Call 1300 659 467. Available 24 hours
Head to Help - Call 1800 595 212. Mental health support for all ages
Health Direct — Mental health and wellbeing information
Head to Health - Department of Health online mental health information and resources
ReachOut Australia - one-stop-shop for young people to connect to personalised support when they need it most.
Cairn Miller Institute - Call 1800 391 393. Free counselling and mental health services via phone or videoconference.
eheadspace - Call 1800 650 890. Mental health and wellbeing support, information and services to young people aged 12 to 25 years and their families.
Peninsula Headspace — Frankston and Mornington Peninsula Headspace
Mental Health Foundation (Victoria) — Austrailan Mental Health Association
Victorian Government Mental Health Services— Victorian Government mental health services
SANE Australia- Support, training and education enabling those with a mental illness to lead a better life.
Mental Health Foundation Australia - Call 1300 643 287. National Mental Health Helpline offers emotional and practical support to families, carers and individuals with mental health issues. The response team does not provide counselling but can arrange a call back from a trained Psychologist or Counsellor.
Reconciliation Australia — Building relationships for change between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians
Muilticultural Mental Health Australia — Multicultural mental health support
The Victorian Transcutlural Psychiatric Unit — Facilitating the improvement of mental health services for members of non-English speaking background communities.
Mental Health Complaints Commission — Mental health complaints and inquiries
Peer Support Australia — Peer Support information
Standyby - Support After Suicide - Resources to assist those looking for self-help or to support someone they may know bereaved by suicide.
The Compassionate Friends Victoria - Information and peer support for families trying to rebuild their lives after the death of a child, sibling or grandchild, from trained volunteers with lived experience.
Tandem - Call 1800 314 325. Information, support, advocacy or referral for family members or friends who are supporting a person with mental health issues.
Carers Victoria - Support for carers of those with mental illness
Carer Gateway - where carers can find support
Victorian Carers Support Program- Information about the carers support program
Peninsula Carer Council — Peninsula based group for carers of people with a mental illness
Blue Knot Foundation Helpline - Call 1300 657 380. Information, support or referral for adult survivors of childhood trauma and abuse.
Butterfly Foundation's National Helpline - Call 1800 334 673. Counselling and treatment referral for people with eating disorders, and body image and related issues.
MensLine Australia - Call 1300 789 978. Phone and online support and information service for Australian men.
MindSpot Clinic - Call 1800 614 434. Phone and online service for people with stress, worry, anxiety, low mood or depression.
QLife - Call 1800 184 527. Phone and web-based services to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people.
PANDA - Perinatal Anxiety Depression Australia - Call 1300 726 306. Telephone information, counselling and referral service.
Open Arms (Veterans and Families Counselling) -Call 1800 011 046.
24/7 free and confidential counselling to anyone who has served at least one day in the ADF, and their families.
eMHPrac — Free e-mental health training and support for health practitioners
Peer Support Australia — Peer Support information