Celebrating our community through Mental Health Month
Mental Health Community Coalition ACT is our Territory’s peak body for community-based mental health.
Our 52 members make up two-thirds of Canberra’s mental health system and comprise Canberra’s soup kitchens, childcare centres, domestic violence shelters, health services for marginalised groups, and more.
We advocate for a mental health system that offers people support and belonging within their community.
ACT Mental Health Sector Update: 9 February 2024
These past few weeks at MHCC ACT have flown by! We are making progress on engaging with our members, advocating for the sector, and laying…
Psychological crises are not a crime. Why are so many police attendances mental health related?
| Erin Stewart of MHCC ACT | Op ed This article was originally published in The Canberra Times on 27 January 2024. Psychological crises are not a crim…
Advocacy & policy development
We work with our members across Canberra to make the ACT a more equitable, just, and mentally healthy community.
Workforce training and development
We provide the necessary resources for our communities and members to thrive – especially when it comes to mental health.
Supporting our sector
Our 48 members glean valuable insights. We ensure that information sharing and collaboration brings sustainable outcomes.
Mental Health Month ACT
We proudly coordinate Mental Health Month on behalf of the ACT to celebrate community-building and our local Wellbeing Heroes.