Welcome to the official website of the Mental Health Foundation of Australia (Victoria)

The Mental Health Foundation of Australia (Victoria) is the oldest Mental Health Association in Australia, established in 1930. It is an organisation of health professionals, patients, families of patients, related organisations and members of the public.

The Mental Health Foundation of Australia (Victoria) is part of the national and international mental health movement, with a primary focus on supporting those of us who are living with mental health issues, as well as the promotion of mental health awareness in the community.

Multicultural

Gala Dinner

Saturday, 13th May 2017

7.00pm for 7.30pm start

Ph: 03 9826 1422

Hungarian Community Centre

760 Boronia Road

Wantirna Victoria 3152

 

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The Eighth Winston S. Rickards Memorial Oration

"Advocating on the Edge in Public Service: Three Quarters of a Century of the Children's Court Clinic of Victoria" delivered by Patricia Brown PhD FAPS - Clinical Psychologist - Director, The Children's Court Clinic, Deparment of Justice, Victoria.

On Monday 20th March 2017 at 7.30pm

Latham Theatre, The Royal Children's Hospital, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria

This event is free, but please RSVP to Dr Jacinta Bleeser at jacinta.bleeser(at)gmail.com

OCD Support Group
Second Tuesday of every month. Suite J, 450 Chapel Street, South Yarra - 7.30pm – 9.00pm. All welcome, no booking 

South Yarra Bipolar Support Group 
First Tuesday of every month. Suite J, 450 Chapel Street, South Yarra - 7.30pm. All welcome, no booking required. 

Foul Weather Friends - Youth Mood and Anxiety Support Group (18 - 25 year olds)
Second Thursday of every month. Suite J, 450 Chapel Street, South Yarra - 7.30pm. All welcome, no booking required.

Mood Disorders Support Group
Third Tuesday of every month. Suite J, 450 Chapel Street, South Yarra - 7.30 pm - 9.00pm. All welcome, no booking required.

S.C.A.R.S. Support Group - A support group for adults who were raised by a parent/guardian with a mental illness.
Last Tuesday of every month (No meeting on Anzac day) Suite J, 450 Chapel Street, South Yarra - 7.00pm - 8.30pm. All welcome, no booking required.

Domestic Violence Support Group
Please call our office on 03 9826 1422 for details for time and date of support group

Travelling Together -  Gender Diversity Support Group
2017 dates TBC. Call 03 9826 1422 for more details

Multicultural Gala Dinner - 2017 dates TBC. Call 03 9826 1422 for more details 13th May, 2017 - BOOK HERE

 

 

 

Victoria's Mental Health Act 2014

Victoria's Mental Health Act 2014 is a key element to the government's mental health reform agenda, and places individuals and families at the centre of mental health treatment and care.

 

The Act involves significant changes to compulsory assessment and treatment of people living with mental illness. It will ensure that people living with mental illness and subject to compulsory treatment are supported to make or participate in decisions about their treatment and care.

The Act also recognises the important role of families and carers in supporting the recovery of people living with mental illness.

 

The Mental Health Bill 2014 - An explanatory guide (86 pages)

Complete Victorian Mental Health Act 2014 (369 Pages - Indexed)

 

 

2016 Community Education Seminar Series

Jim Goodin, President of Mental Health Foundation Australia - presents OCD Current Thinking and Manifestations