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  1. Personality disorders – Spectrum

    05 Aug 2015

    Spectrum is a statewide service which supports people who need specialist care for personality disorders...

  2. Physical illness care for people with a mental illness

    05 Aug 2015

    When managing diagnosed physical illnesses, issues like consent to disclose information should be noted...

  3. Police powers under Victoria's Mental Health Act

    13 Sep 2017

    Police can apprehend a person with mental illness to prevent serious harm to the person or to others...

  4. Policies and procedures for measuring mental health outcomes

    05 Aug 2015

    Internal policies and procedures on collecting and using consumer outcomes helps mental health services deliver effective treatment and care...

  5. Postgraduate mental health nurse scholarships

    21 Nov 2018

    The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) offers scholarships of up to $3,000 for registered nurses working in the Victorian public health sector to support postgraduate study in mental...

  6. Practice and service quality

    25 Oct 2018

    Victoria’s public mental health services are committed to high standards of practice and service...

  7. Presumption of capacity

    21 Mar 2017

    Capacity is the ability to give informed consent to a particular treatment at a particular time...

  8. Prevention and promotion

    06 Jul 2017

    In Victoria the promotion of mental health and wellbeing is a priority...

  9. Principles of gender sensitive care

    05 Aug 2015

    Services should provide safe, non-judgemental environments sensitive to people’s gender identities and sexual preferences...

  10. Priorities and transformation

    15 Nov 2017 Priorities and transformation

    Victoria is committed to providing world-leading standards of care for all people living with a mental illness...