On 5 July 2019, VALS made a submission to the Royal Commission into Victoria’s Mental Health System. This is a supplementary submission to assist the Commission, specifically focusing on the following of the Royal Commission’s Terms of Reference:

4. How to improve mental health outcomes, taking into account best practice and person-centred treatment and care models, for those in the Victorian community, especially those at greater risk of experiencing poor mental health, including but not limited to people:

4.1. from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander backgrounds;

4.4. in contact, or at greater risk of contact, with the forensic mental health system and the justice system.



To learn more about the supplementary submission, please download the full report.