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Departments

Mental Health

About Us

Austin Health's Mental Health services are guided by the mental health principles outlined in the Mental Health Act 2014. We believe in consumer-centred care delivered with respect and integrity. We are accountable for our mental health services with supportive safeguards to protect the rights and dignity of people living with mental illness.

Our Commitment to Austin Health's Values

Our values guide our behaviour.

Our actions show we care - We are inclusive and considerate. We appreciate one another, always listening and interacting with compassion.

Together we achieve


Together we achieve
- Our culture of collaboration means we work openly with our people, our community and beyond to achieve great outcomes.

Together we achieve



We bring our best
- We are guided by the needs of our patients, bringing commitment, integrity and energy to everything we do. We are passionate about delivering excellence.

We bring our best


We shape the future
- Through research, education and learning we innovate, exploring new opportunities that will change healthcare for the better.

We shape the future

 

Mental Health Services

Our Mental Health Service provides a comprehensive range of child, adolescent and adult psychiatry services to the areas of north east metropolitan Melbourne. Services are available in both inpatient and community settings.

The Mental Health Service also provides a number of inter-regional and state-wide specialist services including a comprehensive state-wide Veterans' Psychiatry Program, Brain Disorders Program and a Statewide Child Inpatient Unit.