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Mental Health Victoria is the peak body for mental health in Victoria. We specialise in
MHV is not a government agency. Part of our funding is received via government grants. However, MHV is an independent body that represents the needs of its members and constituents including mental health peaks, service providers, mental health service consumers, carers and families.
MHV is not a mental health service provider. If you need direct assistance click here to find the service best suited to your needs. If your safety or the safety of others is at risk, contact emergency services on 000 (24 hours).
MHV cannot give service referrals. Please refer to our mental health support page to find the service best suited to your needs and contact them directly, or talk to your GP. For emergency assistance please call 000 (24 hours).
Our members include peak bodies, service providers and membership organisations that represent the mental health needs of Victorians, either directly or indirectly.
Membership is open to any organisation that operates within, or intersects with, the mental health system. For information on how to become a member please visit our membership page.
Any individual over the age of 18 with an interest in mental health can become a Mental Health Victoria Supporter, receiving the same benefits as an organisational member. For information on how to become a supporter please visit our membership page.
MHV offers a range of courses for people working in or around the mental health sector, and beyond. We offer introductory courses which are suitable to those first entering the mental health field, and skills-based courses which are suited to the mental health workforce.
Different courses cover:
Head to our training calendar for more information.
Anyone may register for a course with MHV. Look at the individual course info to find out the recommended experience level for each course.
Course costs vary depending on the length of course and student status. We offer discounts to MHV members and students who hold concession cards.
Our courses are presented either online or at our head office, 133 Exhibition St, Melbourne. The location of each course is listed on the training calendar.
Registering for a course is easy: Just visit the registration page and fill in your details.
Contact our friendly team at firstname.lastname@example.org with all your questions.