Category: Minister for Mental Health

Boost For Mental Health As The Royal Commission Does Its Work

The Andrews Labor Government is building on last year’s record mental health investment to give more Victorians experiencing mental illness better treatment and care, closer to home. The Victorian Budget 2019/20 delivers the practical support Victorians need now while the landmark Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System continues its enquiry ahead of delivering its […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Equality, Minister for Mental Health

Better Support For Victorians With Eating Disorders

Victorians living with an eating disorder will receive the support they need to recover and live happy, healthy lives, thanks to an Andrews Labor Government funding boost. Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley today announced $1.2 million for Victorian services to deliver programs that will improve quality of life for clients with an eating disorder […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Mental Health

Giving People Experiencing Mental Illness The Support They Deserve

The Andrews Labor Government is taking action to make sure Victorians living with severe mental illness and psychosocial disabilities don’t fall through the cracks of the NDIS. Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley was today joined by Member for Werribee Tim Pallas in announcing part of $50 million in funding for local community-managed mental health […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Mental Health, Western Metropolitan Region

$10m For Mental Health Services To Smooth The Path To NDIS

Mental health service providers will be ready to offer the best care when it comes to transitioning over to the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), thanks to a $10 million investment from the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley has announced Sacred Heart Mission as one of 18 organisations to receive a […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Mental Health

Preventing Ballarat Locals Falling Through NDIS Cracks

The Andrews Labor Government is stepping in to make sure Ballarat locals living with severe mental illness and psychosocial disabilities don’t fall through the cracks of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley today announced $2.3 million over two years for Ballarat Health and Uniting, a leading community services provider, […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Mental Health

Mental Health Boost To Support Gippsland Recovery

The Andrews Labor Government is standing with fire-affected communities in Gippsland, with new funding aimed at helping locals and their families who require mental health support. Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley today announced $300,000 in funding for mental health programs to support people reeling from the trauma of fire or the retriggering of past […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Mental Health

Saving More Lives And Making North Richmond Safer

The Andrews Labor Government is stepping up its efforts to save more Victorian lives at risk of overdose and keep the North Richmond community safe. Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley and Member for Richmond Richard Wynne today announced a package of improvements aimed at saving more lives and protecting the community. Security patrols will […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Mental Health

Giving Victorians A Voice At The Mental Health Royal Commission

Victorians will have a chance to share their lived experiences and be a part of a once-in-a-generation reform of our mental health system. The landmark Royal Commission into Mental Health took a major step forward today, unveiling an online portal for all Victorians to share their experiences and tell the Commissioners what matters to them. […]

Categories: Media Release, Minister for Mental Health

Standing With Our Valued Lifeline Heroes

The Andrews Labor Government is standing with Gippsland communities doing it tough due to recent fires and ongoing drought. Minister for Mental Health Martin Foley today visited the hard-working staff with local Member for Eastern Victoria, Harriet Shing and volunteers at Lifeline Gippsland to thank them for the important role they play helping locals facing […]

Categories: Eastern Victoria Region, Media Release, Minister for Mental Health

Mental Health Boost To Support Gippsland Recovery

The Andrews Labor Government is standing with fire-affected communities in Gippsland, with new funding aimed at helping locals and their families that need mental health support. Mental health support services across the region can new apply for their share of $300,000 in Labor Government support for people in Cardinia, Baw Baw, Latrobe City, Wellington and […]

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