Victoria's Mental Health Links
- Victoria General contact: Association of Relatives and Friends of the Emotionally and Mentally Ill (ARAFEMI)
615 Camberwell Rd
ph.: 889 3733; support line 889 1777
- Mental Health Foundation (Victoria)
Tweedie Place, RICHMOND 3121
Telephone (03) 427 0406 Fax (03) 427 1294
Member of Australian National Association for Mental Health
Victoria Online Resources
- National Network
of Adult and Adolescent Children who have a Mentally Ill parents (inc)
-- Victoria, Australia non-profit support organisation focusing on
those who have taken care of, or lived with, or are currently taking
care of or living with, a mentally ill parent.
- Mental Health Research
Institute - Online from Melbourne, Australia.
(Psychiatric Awareness Through Speech) -- In Victoria,
this is an outreach preventive therapy program for adolescents who
have at least one parent who suffers a major mental illness. This
is a small part of a much, much larger site dealing with adolescent
health and homelessness.
- The Mental Health Research
Institute of Victoria Incorporated -- This is a superb
site with much information on genetic studies and other relevant areas
of concern. You will also find a fine service offering advisories
on psychotropic drugs which in itself makes this site a must see affair.
Human Rights and Civil Rights -- This page has been set
up by Victor Perton MP to provide reasonable access to papers and
hotlinks relating to human rights. It will focus on Australian issues
and matters but also contains a compendium of international links.