Aims and Objectives

The Vietnamese Mental Health Project was established in 1989, following a 2 year research (1987-89) on mental health problems amongst refugees from Vietnam resettled in London. Since then, the Project has developed to its present stage, employed 10 workers, providing services to people from Vietnam with mental health difficulties and their families living in the UK. From 1995 the Project has changed its name to Vietnamese Mental Health Services (VMHS).

Aims

Vietnamese Mental Health Services aims to preserve and protect the good mental health of persons from Vietnam and their dependents; and to promote a quality and culturally sensitive mental health services to people from Vietnam in the UK.

Standards

The VMHS office is open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, except Bank holidays. Staff kept to their appointments:

  • All calls are responded to within 2 working days.
  • All referrals are responded to within 5 working days.
  • All complaints are dealt with within 10 working days.
  • Management is ready to listen and respond to service users and members.