Description

The Mental Health Foundation of Australia (Victoria) is an organisation of mental health professionals, people with a mental health condition and their families, and related organisations concerned with mental health. It aims to promote mental health and positive attitudes to mental health, to establish collaborations, to stimulate public debate and to work to remove the stigma associated with mental ill health.

Services provided

  • Online resources for healthcare professionals and the community
  • Events to promote awareness about mental health
  • Programs to promote, educate about and destigmatise mental ill health

Eligibility

Available to anyone in Victoria with mental health issues and their families

How to access

Learn more about mental health from the Mental Health Foundation of Australia

The National Relay Service is available to help callers with a hearing or speech impairment.  For:
  • TTY users, call 133 677, then ask for 1300 00 3224
  • Speak and Listen users, call 1300 555 727 then ask for 1300 00 3224
  • Internet relay users, connect to the National Relay Service then ask  for 1300 00 3224.

The Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National) is available (24 hours, 7 days) for callers who  speak other languages. Call 131 450.

If you would prefer to discuss your health or treatment in a language other than English, an interpreter  can be arranged for you at no cost. 

Interpreter services are also available free of charge for people with a speech or hearing impairment.

Costs

The Mental Health Foundation provides free information and other resources. 

Calls are charged at the cost of a local call.