Contacts: Mental illness

Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

Victorian office:

Level 8, 111 Bourke Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel: 1300 419 495

Web: www.ahpra.gov.au

Chief Psychiatrist

50 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel: 9096 7571

Email: ocp@dhhs.vic.gov.au

Web: www2.health.vic.gov.au/chiefpsychiatrist

Human Rights Law Centre

Level 17, 461 Bourke Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel: 8636 4450

Email: admin@hrlc.org.au

Web: www.hrlc.org.au

Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) service

570 Bourke Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel: 1300 947 820

Email: contact@imha.vic.gov.au

Web: www.imha.vic.gov.au

Mental Health Legal Centre

Building 152, 147 Pelham Street, Carlton Vic 3053

Tel: 9629 4422; 1800 555 887 (legal advice: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6–8 pm)

Email: mhlc@mhlc.org.au

Web: https://mhlc.org.au

Mental Health Tribunal Victoria (MHT)

Level 30, 570 Bourke Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel: 9032 3200; 1800 242 703

Email: mht@mht.vic.gov.au

Web: www.mht.vic.gov.au

Mental Health Victoria

Level 2, 22 Horne Street, Elsternwick Vic 3185

Tel: 9519 7000

Email: mhvic@mhvic.org.au

Web: www.mhvic.org.au

Second Psychiatric Opinion Service

Tel: 1300 503 426

Email: intake@secondopinion.org.au

Web: www.secondopinion.org.au

Victorian Health Complaints Commissioner

Level 26, 570 Bourke Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel: 1300 582 113

Email: hcc@hcc.vic.gov.au

Web: https://hcc.vic.gov.au

Victorian Mental Health Complaints Commissioner

Level 26, 570 Bourke Street, Melbourne Vic 3000

Tel: 1800 246 054; 9032 3328

Email: info@mhcc.vic.gov.au

Web: www.mhcc.vic.gov.au

Victorian Mental Illness Awareness Council (VMIAC)

Building 1, 22 Aintree Street, Brunswick East Vic 3057

Tel: 9380 3900

Web: www.vmiac.org.au

VMIAC is a consumer-run advocacy organisation and the peak Victorian non-government organisation for people with lived experience of mental illness or emotional issues.

For other relevant organisations, seeContacts” in Understanding disability and the law.