Resource Links

Welcome to our Library of NDIS and Mental Health Resources

Crisis Contact Numbers

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

Stabilising & Reinforcing Mental Health Care Capacity Funding Package - Fact Sheet

Keeping Victorians Connected and Supported - Mental Health & Wellbeing Coronavirus Response Package Fact Sheet

NDIS Resources

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 your NDIS Plan with a Local Area Coordinator (LAC) - 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

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