Mental Health Royal Commission Submissions

Thursday, July 25, 2019

The Royal Commission provides us with a once in a generation opportunity to accelerate improvements in access to mental health services, service navigation and models of care.

We are uniquely positioned as a major provider of mental health services to contribute to the future of mental health services.

Eastern Health welcomes the opportunities this process will provide the mental health sector to further improve services.

We are committed to being fully cooperative and transparent in responding to requests of the Commission.

 

Please be aware:

Content in Eastern Health’s submissions to the Royal Commission into Victoria Mental Health System may be confronting for some people.

If you or a loved one require support, the following services are available to support you.

For situations that are harmful or life-threatening contact emergency services immediately via Triple Zero 000

If you're not in immediate danger but need support, the following services are also available:

  • Lifeline: 13 11 14
  • Beyond Blue: 1300 224 636
  • 24/7 Nurse-On-Call: 1300 60 60
  • Eastern Health 24/7 mental health triage line: 1300 721 927
  • Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council (VMIAC) the peak body for people with lived experience of mental illness and/or emotional issues:  9380 3900

 

Submissions:

Eastern Health Submission to the Victorian Royal Commission into MH July 2019 (PDF, 1.3MB)

Spectrum Submission to the Victorian Royal Commission into MH July 2019  (PDF, 490KB)

Turning Point Submission to the Victorian Royal Commission into MH July 2019 (PDF, 1MB)

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