What We Do

VTMH programs and services are for the public health, human service, education, and community sectors that assist people who are experiencing mental health issues.

 

Collaborate to deliver responsive, innovative and effective programs

based on evidence and practice 
by seeking high levels of stakeholder engagement in their design, delivery and evaluation.

Collaborate

Stakeholders

Interventions

Projects

Evaluation

Collaborate to deliver responsive, innovative and effective programs

by engaging stakeholders in design, delivery and evaluation

Engage with stakeholders and explore their concerns and strengths

Design, develop and deliver interventions for use by individuals, communities and organisations

Undertake commissioned projects and pursue innovative initiatives — example resource development, evaluation research, group-based practitioner supervision

Rigorously evaluate all our work and prepare internal and public reports

Collaborate

Support communities and agencies to provide mental health care

by offering advice, education, and forming short and long term partnerships with service providers and communities.

Support

Enquiry

Partnerships

Community

Mentoring

Education

Support communities and organisations to provide mental health care

by offering advice, education, and forming partnerships

Provide information and advice

Build the capacity of mental health service to implement strategies

Undertake community engagement and development initiatives

Develop the diversity-oriented leadership of individuals and groups

Offer learning opportunities including professional development, workshops, seminars, reflective group sessions and transcultural discussions

Support

Equip the public health, human service, education and community sectors

that support people experiencing mental health issues by offering opportunities to learn, connect 
and share knowledge.

Equip

Education

Evidence

Networks

Online

Resource public health, human services, education and community sectors

by providing opportunities to connect, learn and share knowledge

Invite the participation of professionals from a range of sectors

Produce evidence-informed resources

Coordinate community of practice and supervision groups

Publish news, reports, guidelines, and articles, and communicate via the VTMH website.

Equip

Advocate for appropriate policies, practices 
and system responses 
to diverse people 
and communities

by joining networks, forming alliances, offering advice and undertaking knowledge translation.

Advocate

Alliances

Explore

Research

Participation

Advocate for appropriate mental health responses to diverse people and communities

by joining networks, forming alliances, giving advice and undertaking knowledge translation

Engage with stakeholders and form alliances with others

Explore and share information about evidence, theories and practices

Undertake evaluation and applied research for quality improvement and knowledge mobilisation

Participate in networks and consultations led by government and other agencies

Advocate

VTMH assists people, groups, organisations and networks to

  • Strengthen the wellbeing of communities
  • Develop a more equitable and socially just service system
  • Build bridges between people, groups and systems
  • Develop a capable, reflective mental health workforce
  • Share experiences, stories and evidence