Mental Health Resources
For information regarding services available through EACH call
1300 00 EACH (1300 00 3224) or go to http://www.each.com.au/
For support in a crisis contact C.A.T.T (Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team) on 1300 721 927.
For information regarding this service go to http://www.easternhealth.org.au/services/mentalhealth/adult/catt.aspx
For services available to carers of people experiencing mental health issues call COPES (Carers Offering Peers Early Support) on 9871 3988.
For information regarding this service go to http://www.each.com.au/carers-offering-peers-early-support-copes/
If you or someone you are caring for is experiencing issues related to drugs and alcohol call E.D.A.S (Eastern Drug and Alcohol Service) on 1300 650 705.
For information regarding this service go to http://www.edas.org.au/
If you are seeking legal advice for an issue that relates to a person’s mental illness contact the Mental Health Legal Centre on 9629-4422
For information regarding this service go to http://www.communitylaw.org.au/mhlc/cb_pages/the_legal_centre.php
If you feel like having a confidential chat with someone who knows about mental illness call the Mental Illness Fellowship of Victoria Helpline on 8486 4222.
They also provide a wide range of educational material relating to mental illness at http://www.mifellowship.org/