Austin Health Mental Health Clinical Service Unit (MHCSU) provides mental health services to support recovery-oriented care in a multidisciplinary and collaborative manner.
MHCSU is comprised of the following Service Directorates:
Acute specialties include eating disorders, parent-infant mental health and adult psychiatry. Community services offer mobile support and crisis assessment, along with supportive and continuing care with recovery-oriented programs.
Services include state-wide child and adolescent inpatient services, community outpatient teams, mobile outreach services, family and group therapy, and collaboration with local schools.
Acute inpatient care is offered to veterans and individuals with post-trauma mental health conditions. Community services are delivered by the Veteran & Serving Members Unit and Post Trauma Victoria outpatient services including group therapy, sleep disorders, human relations, and rehabilitation.
A state-wide service providing assessment and neuropsychiatric rehabilitation services to Victorians. Inpatient services specialise in physical-cognitive and psychiatric-behavioural disabilities. Community services include community reintegration, brain disorders assessment & treatment, neurobehaviour clinic and acquired brain injury behaviour consultancy.
General Hospital Mental Health provides psychiatry services for consumers and staff in the hospital setting, including a consultation/liaison service, drug dependence clinic, clinical health psychology and psychiatric outpatient clinics, and a constant patient observer program.