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Departments

Veterans & Serving Members Unit

The Veterans and Serving Members Unit provides mental health treatment to veterans and current-serving members of the Australian Defence Force in addition to providing support to the partners, widows and other eligible family members.

A whole-of-life approach is used at the Veterans and Serving Members Unit (VSMU) towards the provision of mental health treatment and support. As a statewide service provider, the VSMU has the capacity to provide treatment to individuals residing interstate. First commencing in 1947 as a part of the original Heidelberg Military Hospital, the VSMU now takes a leadership role in the development and provision of community-based mental health treatment services for veterans and their family members.

The following VSMU Outpatient Services are offered:

  • Outpatient Clinic
  • Human Relations Clinic
  • Sleep Disorders Clinic
  • PTSD Group Treatment Program
  • Addictive Behaviours Group Treatment Program
  • Older Veterans Psychiatry Program
  • Rehabilitation Workgroup

Veterans Psychiatry Enquiries
VSMU Outpatient Services
Ph 03 9496 2537