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About the sector

The community managed mental health sector is a key provider of mental health services and supports to people in the community.

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Annual Reports

Find detailed information on the work we do to support the community managed mental health sector.

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Latest news

Catch up on all the latest news and stories from the community-based mental health sector.

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Sector events

Discover a range of ways to connect and learn through our events, forums and talks.

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Mental Health Rights Manual

An online guide to help explain your legal and human rights in the mental health and human services systems in New South Wales.

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Recovery Oriented Language Guide

Words are important. The language we use and the stories we tell have great significance to all involved.

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Registered training

Build on your lived experience or on-the-job experience and receive a nationally recognised qualification.

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Customised training

Contact us to design a professional development solution for your workforce and organisation.

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Our members

Our members are community managed mental health organisations, large and small, local and NSW-wide service providers.

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Become a member

Join a strong network of community-based mental health organisations delivering better outcomes for people in New South Wales.

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Community Mentoring Research Program

Would you like to conduct research in your service but don’t know how?
Would you like support with your research?
Would you like to develop new research skills?

The Community Research Mentoring Project provides members of MHCC or NADA with mentoring in order to foster a research culture and to enable staff to answer questions about impact, outcomes and research processes.

The Community Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Research Network (CMHDARN) invites applications for short-term mentoring to link you with an academic who has expertise in the area related to your research ideas.

Examples of Previous Mentoring Projects / Topics

Applicants must:

Although applicants do not need to have identified a specific research project, they should at least have a research concept in mind and research-skills that they have identified to enhance or a topic they would like to develop over the course of the mentoring program.

See INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS for more information

How to Apply: Submit the APPLICATION FORM to the CMHDARN Coordinator at info@cmhdaresearchnetwork.com.au

If you have any questions, please contact: Jo Penhallurick – CMHDARN Coordinator at info@cmhdaresearchnetwork.com.au

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The Community Mental Health Drug and Alcohol Research Network (CMHDARN) is a collaborative project between Network of Alcohol and Other Drugs Agencies (NADA) and Mental Health Coordinating Council (MHCC) and the Mental Health Commission of NSW.

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