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

Build skills in mental health first aid, motivational interviewing, trauma-informed care & more...
MHCC ACT members receive an 80% discount


Award Winners

The annual Mental Health Week Awards on World Mental Health Day 2017 recognised outstanding individuals & organisations working to build a mentally healthier ACT...


Responding to suicide training

This 1 day course is for front line mental health workers dealing with people at risk of suicide. When: Tuesday 27 February 2018


Mental Health Week ACT 2017

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!

To read the full event summary,

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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.

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.