The Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health (better known as Forensicare) delivers inpatient and community forensic mental health services across Victoria.
Forensicare is a statutory authority and provider of specialist forensic mental health services under the Mental Health Act 2014.
Forensic mental health is a specialist area in the mental health system. It meets the needs of people with a mental illness who have offended or are at risk of offending.
Services include clinical assessment, treatment and management of people with a severe mental illness and offending behaviours, provision of psychiatric reports for court, and multidisciplinary treatment for people at high risk in the community.