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  1. Types of mental health issues and illnesses

    28 Oct 2020

    Mental illness is a general term for a group of illnesses that may impact on a person’s thoughts, perceptions, feelings and behaviours. Mental illness can make it difficult for someone to cope with...

  2. Referrals and access to mental health services

    27 Aug 2020

    If you are experiencing unusual or disturbing thoughts, feelings or behaviour, there are mental health services to help you in Victoria...

  3. Making a complaint about a mental health service

    19 Jan 2020

    If you are dissatisfied with a mental health treatment or service, you have the right to make a complaint and have your concerns addressed...

  4. Housing and accommodation support for people with mental illness

    21 Nov 2019

    Like any other chronic condition, mental illness might affect your ability to manage aspects of everyday life such as finding accommodation or housing and maintaining a place to live, but there are...

  5. Mental illness statistics

    31 Oct 2019

    Almost half of all Australians will be affected by mental illness at some time in their life...

  6. Children, young people and mental health services

    15 Aug 2019

    Growing up is not easy and at each stage of development, from pre-primary right through to the teen years, there are challenges that will test a child’s emotional and mental health...

  7. Hospitals, clinics and residential options for mental illness

    17 Jul 2019

    There are a range of mental health services, some provided by government and some that are run by private or community providers...

  8. Getting help for a mental illness

    05 Jul 2019

    If you are feeling unwell, overwhelmed, depressed, anxious or suicidal, it is important to know that there is help out there. Mental health support services are available throughout Victoria, 24 hours...

  9. Assessments and evaluations for mental illness treatment

    06 Jun 2019

    Your local doctor can conduct an initial mental health assessment and may refer you to a counsellor, psychologist or psychiatrist depending on your needs...

  10. Relationships, family and mental health

    28 Feb 2019

    When you, your partner or someone in your family has a mental illness, it can cause stress and worry for everyone...