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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.
The Mental Health Triage advice line (1300 558 862) is experiencing technical difficulties as a result of increased demand on the Telstra network. This is being investigated.
If you are trying to contact Mental Health Triage and cannot get through on the 1300 number please contact St Vincent’s Hospital switchboard on (03) 9231 2211 and ask to be put through to Mental Health Triage.
COVID-19 update 6/4/2020
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.