Mental Health

Anyone may contact St Vincent's Mental Health Service if you are concerned about changes in the mood, ideas or behaviour of either someone you care about or yourself. 

Phone 1300 558 862 (24hrs) for psychiatric triage.


COVID-19 update 1/9/2020

  • All teams and functions within St Vincent’s Mental Health will continue to operate
  • We will continue to provide service and support to all current consumers
  • We are still accepting referrals for new consumers
  • All of our contact details remain the same

Information for General Practitioners (GPs): Working Together Through COVID-19


St Vincent's Mental Health (or Inner East Mental Health Service) provides psychiatric services to people who are aged between 16 and 65 and living in the cities of Yarra and Boroondara.

St Vincent's Aged Mental Health Service (based at St George’s campus in Kew) provides inpatient, residential and community services including specialist clinics for residents aged 65 and older in the cities of Boroondara, Yarra and Darebin (Northcote to Thornbury).

Child and adolescent services are for young people up to the age of 18 years and a variety of specialist outreach, case management and inpatient services are available.

For residents outside our catchment area, please follow the link to your local mental health service.