Goulburn Valley Area Mental Health Service provides an innovative range of services for individuals suffering from, or at risk of, serious mental health problems requiring short and long-term treatment and support.
An inpatient service is located on the GV Health Campus in Shepparton. Community services are available to provide assessment, acute care and case management from teams based in Shepparton and Seymour.
Who is the Adult Mental Health Service available to?
The service provides specialist mental health treatment and care for eligible people aged between 16-64.
How do I access the Adult Mental Health Service?
If you are concerned about the mental health of yourself or someone else and you feel someone is in immediate danger, at risk to themselves, has suicidal ideas or is a risk to others, call 000.
Access to mental health services across the region are available via a centralised triage service, call 1300 369 005. Through this service you can talk to a trained mental health clinician who will give you advice and help you access appropriate services.
After your initial phone conversation, you will be contacted to schedule an appointment where a treatment plan will be put in place. This may involve brief case management intervention, long term case coordination or evidence based therapeutic intervention.