Department of Health and Human Services


The Victorian Department of Health
Find out more about the Department of Health, the organisation funding the Mental Health Advice Line.

Find a Mental Health Service in Your Area
This website lists mental health services for adults, children and adolescents and aged people by region in Victoria.

Better Health Channel
The Better Health Channel, established by the Victorian Government, provides on-line health and medical information for the Victorian community.

A phone service that provides immediate, expert health advice from a registered nurse, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 1300 60 60 24 for the cost of a local call from anywhere in Victoria.

Victorian Government Health Information
A gateway to information relating to the provision of health services in Victoria.

Office of the Health Services Commissioner
The Health Services Commissioner receives and resolves complaints about health service providers with a view to improving the quality of health services for everybody.

Office of the Chief Psychiatrist
The Chief Psychiatrist has responsibility under the Mental Health Act 1986 for the medical care and welfare of persons receiving treatment or care for a mental illness in Victoria.

Maternal and Child Health Line
The Maternal and Child Health Line is a 24-hour, 7 day a week telephone service available to families with children, from birth to school age, throughout Victoria. Call 13 22 29 throughout Victoria for the cost of a local call.

Medibank Health Solutions
The Mental Health Advice Line is operated by Medibank Health Solutions, an organisation with extensive experience operating telephone triage, health advice, counselling and referral services in Australia and New Zealand.