Info for Women about Health

General

WIRE – Free support, referral and information for all Victorian women, nonbinary and gender-diverse people – (03) 8326 7100

Action on Disability within Ethnic Communities  – 1800 626 078

Better Health Channel –health topics online

Health Direct – health topics online

Mental Health in Multicultural Australia (MHiMA) – 1300 136 289

Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health– 1800 656 421

Victorian Aboriginal Health Service – (03) 9403 3300 & After hours locum 132660

Victoria’s Mental Health Services-click for your location

Victorian Transcultural Mental Health (VTMH) – (03) 9231 3300

About Mental Illness

Beyond Blue – 1300 22 4636

Jean Hailes – information for women – mental and emotional health – 1800 JEAN HAILES (532 642)

Head to Health Federal Govt. online information

Reach Out (young people) online chat

Voices Vic (for people who hear voices)  – 03 9692 9500

wellways – 1300 111 400

Support for Mothers and children

Centre of Perinatal Excellence (COPE) – pre and postnatal mental health – 03 9376 6321

Child & Adolescent Mental Health Services (0-18 age) directory statewide – 03 9096 0000

Children of Parents with a Mental Illness (COPMI)

Djirra culturally safe and accessible services for Aboriginal women and children.

Families where a Parent has a Mental Illness – 03 9385 5100

Headspace for youth– up to age 25 online help – 1800 650 890

Mental Health Legal Centre –  1800 555 887

Perinatal Anxiety & Depression Australia (PANDA)-including helpline  – 1300 726 306

Victoria Govt. Mental Health Services– including Mother & Baby Unit

Victoria Legal Aid  – 1300 792 387

The Royal Womens Hospital, Victoria

https://www.thewomens.org.au/health-information/fact-sheets/

https://www.thewomens.org.au/patients-visitors/clinics-and-services/mental-health-service

Medication Info

Mental Health Foundation – 1300 643 287

National Prescribing Service (NPS) MedicineWise –online information

 

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Disclaimer: Women’s Mental Health Network Victoria has exercised due care in ensuring the accuracy of the material contained on this website, the information is made available on the basis that The Network is not providing professional advice on a particular matter. This website is not a substitute for independent professional advice nor is it an exhaustive list.

 

Nothing contained in this website is intended to be used as medical advice, nor should it be used as a substitute for your own health professional’s advice.

 

If you need urgent support please contact your doctor. Or call Lifeline 13 11 14.

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