About Us

Mental Health Victoria is the peak body for mental health service providers in Victoria.

Mental Health Victoria specialises in public policy, workforce development and training, and services that build individual, organisational and community capacity. Mental Health Victoria translate best evidence into practice for the benefit of its members and their staff, consumers and communities.

Our services, resources and advocacy efforts are informed by Australian and international best evidence.  

 Mental Health Victoria recognises the importance of the individuals working tirelessly and with great skill across the public and community mental health sector, and believes in empowering, educating and enabling these individuals to provide best practice care to Victorians experiencing mental illness. 

Our Vision

Is to drive system reform to ensure that people receive the mental health care they need.

Our Purpose 

Is to ensure that people living with a mental illness can access effective and appropriate treatment and community support to enable them to participate fully in society.

Our Values 

Service - we strive to understand the needs of those we serve and deliver accordingly;

One Team - working together respectfully, valuing each other, to deliver the best outcomes for Members;

Integrity - each individual is accountable for their actions, their honesty and doing the right thing;

Courage - having the courage to deal with change - thinking boldly and finding new ways of doing things;

Achievement - pursuing personal, team and organisational excellence.