479,153 mental health service calls

Last year, our mental health triage service spoke to nearly 500,000 people from Melbourne's CBD, northern and western suburbs needing mental health support for themselves, their loved one or their patient.

Wellbeing and mental health support continues to be a major focus for the RMH. We are always there when it matters most.

Get help

Information, support and specialist mental health services for people experiencing acute mental health problems

Provide support

Information, support and resources for professionals caring for people's mental health

About us

Find out more about who we are and what we do
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Adult & older adult mental health services

We were the Royal Melbourne Hospital's Mental Health service. We focus on caring for adults and older adults in the inner city and western areas of Melbourne.

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Child & youth mental health services

Orygen provides our youth mental health services. The Royal Children's Hospital cares for infants and children.

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Sharing lived experience

Our recovery stories showcase the personal narratives and practical advice of people who live with a mental illness, or look after someone with a mental illness.

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Mental health incorporates our psychological, emotional and social wellbeing. 20% of Australians have or will experience a mental health illness in their lifetime. 

We conduct research for mental health. If you'd like to support our research work, donate now.

Latest news & events

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Former consumer turned employee gives back through music
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The RMH HOPE team
NorthWestern Mental Health ‘HOPE’ services launched
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Last updated 30 June 2023