About us

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

Subsidised training workshops

Gain essential skills for responding to suicide, trauma & assisting people to overcome barriers to recovery...


A Recovery College for Canberra

Design of a mental health Recovery College is underway. To learn more about this project, visit the webpage or read the full project report here...


Deinstitutionalisation Where are we now?

Has nation-wide deinstitutionalisation policy improved the lives of people with mental illness & their carers? Hear the perspectives of three individuals with vast experience in the sector this Mental Health Month...


Sydney 16 - 17 November 2017

Towards a good life... Building the sector’s capacity to respond and grow through the transition to the NDIS. Organised by CMHA. Registrations now open...


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.

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