Victoria’s mental health services annual report 2018-19 is a tool for health services, staff, advocates, carers, consumers and the broader community to better understand the Victorian public mental health system and the services available for people with a mental illness.
Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System Interim ReportResource | 2019
The Royal Commission interim report contains a number of priority recommendations that address immediate needs and lay the foundations for a new approach to mental health. This is the first of two major reports by the Commission and represents a stocktake of what the Commission has learned so far.
DHHS Mental health performance reportsResource | 2019
Area mental health services are monitored quarterly against a suite of performance indicators. The department prepares quarterly summary reports detailing performance results for mental health services.
Victorian Auditor‐General’s Report - Access to Mental Health ServicesResource | 2019
In this audit the Victorian Auditor-General's Office (VAGO) assessed whether DHHS’s current 10‐year plan and supporting activities have started to address known access problems, ‘to determine if people with mental illness have timely access to appropriate treatment and support services’.
Chief psychiatrist guidelinesResource | 2019
The Chief Psychiatrist issues clinical guidelines to provide specialist advice on various aspects of clinical service and to inform mental health practitioners and services about the operation and clinical issues in relation to the Mental Health Act (2014).
Monitoring Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Reform: National Report 2018Resource | 2018
The 2018 National Report shows progress and outcomes of key national reforms in mental health, including reporting on the Primary Health Networks, the National Disability Insurance Scheme, Suicide Prevention initiatives and the Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Plan.
Map of the NSQHS Standards second edition with the National Standards for Mental Health ServicesResource | 2018
This document maps the second edition of the National Safety and Quality Health Service (NSQHS) Standards with the National Standards for Mental Health Services (NSMHS). The purpose of the document is to demonstrate to mental health stakeholders the extent of alignment between the two sets of standa
Victoria’s mental health services annual report 2017-18Resource | 2018
This report provides an outline of Victorian Government funded mental health services and the Victorians who accessed them for treatment, care and support in 2017-18. This includes a range of hospital and community-based clinical mental health services, and non-clinical services.
Fifth National Mental Health and Suicide Prevention PlanResource | 2017
The Fifth Plan represents commitment from all governments to work together to achieve integrated planning and service delivery of mental health and suicide prevention related services.