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General Mental Health Telephone Services

Go back to menuNorth East Mental Health Resources & Services

Listed by Suburb of Patient: www.health.vic.gov.au/mentalhealth/services/


These Mental Health Services cover: Nillumbik and Banyule; Child services include Whittlesea, Darebin, Yarra & Boroondara
Aged services: Whittlesea, Nillumbik & Banyule (Local Government Areas).

Mental Health triage (information, assessment and referral inc CAT team)

  • Adults (16-64) NE Mental Health Triage.. area & information - map
    8.30am -17:00 hrs Monday to Friday: Tel 1300 859 789 (press option 3)
    All other times: Tel 1300 858 789 (will divert to Austin Switch & will take name and number for return call)

  • Austin Inpatient services
    Acute Psychiatric unit - Reception 9496 6407

  • Child & Adolescent (up to 18) .. area & information - map
    CAMHS Intake worker: 1300 859 789 (Press option 1)
    AH 1300 859 789 (will divert to Austin Switch & will take name and number for return call)

  • Aged Persons (over 65) .. area & information - map
    Ph  1300 859 789 (Press option 2)


FURTHER INFORMATION

NEPMHT .. referral form

  • Focusing on anxiety & depression
    (assessments in GP surgery)

  • Special interest: eating disorders

  • Early psychosis: 16-25 YEPS - youth early psychosis team

  • Limited counselling, CBT

  • Postal: NEPMHT, PO Box 464, Heidelberg, 3084.
    Phone. 9496-6489 (Referrals and general enquires - PCPs only)
    Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm
    Fax for referrals . 9496-4394
    After Hours. 1300-859-789 (NEAMHS Triage, Option 3 for AMHS).

Child & Adoloscent (up to 18)

  • CAMHS Intake worker: 9496 3620

  • Austin Campus
    145-163 Studley Road, Heidelberg 3084
    P.O. Box 5555, Heidelberg 3084
    Fax: (03) 9496 3653
    AH (03) 9496 5000 (Emergency Only)

Other (pdf)

Statewide Specialist Services

  • Personality Disorder (Spectrum)
    Ph: 9871 3900

  • Mercy O'Connell unit Ph: 8416 7600

  • Koori Services
    Ph: 9403 3300

  • Dual Disability Service
    (Intellectual disability & Mental Illness)
     Ph: 9288 2950

  • Early Psychosis - EPPIC
    Ph: 9342 2800

  • Victorian Transcultural Psychiatric
    Service Ph: 9417 4300

  • Info sheets - MH Reseach Institute
    (clozapine, Dual disability, Schizophrenia)

* Mercy (not part of Victorian Gov)

Last updated: 5-nov-11

North East Valley Division General Practice, Victoria, Australia, Disclaimer 
Level 1, Pathology Building, Repatriation Campus, A&RMC, Heidelberg West VIC 3081. .. map
Phone: 03 9496 4333, Fax: 03 9496 4349,  Email: nevdgp@nevdgp.org.au
Please note: NEVDGP does not provide an on-line consultation

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