About us

We are the peak body representing the community managed mental health sector
in the ACT. Our aim is to foster the capacity of service providers to deliver quality,
sustainable, recovery-oriented services to the ACT community.

Subsidised training

Gain essential skills for responding to suicide, understanding trauma & using motivational interviewing techniques with a series of affordable workshops for MHCC ACT members & staff of member organisations...

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Mental Health Week Award Winners

Outstanding individuals & organisations whose work has improved the mental health of Canberrans have been recognised at the annual Mental Health Week Awards 2017...

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Quarterly Forum: Mental illness & physical health

Monday 27 November, 5:00-7:00 pm
The Griffin Centre, Genge St, Civic

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Mental Health Week ACT is over for another year!

Thanks to all partner organisations, event holders, stallholders, participants, musicians, award winners, guest speakers, volunteers and Mental Health Week Committee members who helped make this year's Mental Health Week the biggest and most memorable yet!

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Our work

Leadership & Advocacy

Through our written submissions and direct advocacy work, MHCC ACT represents a trusted and influential voice to Government on mental health policy and strategic reform.


Training and development

Our training workshops, forums and events harness the latest research and practical knowledge to assist service providers develop their skills and integrate research into practice approaches.

Strengthening the sector

We work to develop the capacity of the sector by fostering partnerships, building workforce capability, supporting research, and promoting full recognition of the contribution made by community managed services.


Consumer & carer participation

Our goal to ensure lived experience is at the heart of service delivery and design is supported by a commitment to engage consumers and carers in all areas of our work.