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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.Read more
Find detailed information on the work we do to support the community managed mental health sector.Read more
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.Read more
Recovery Oriented Language Guide
Words are important. The language we use and the stories we tell have great significance to all involved.See the guide
Build on your lived experience or on-the-job experience and receive a nationally recognised qualification.Read more
Contact us to design a professional development solution for your workforce and organisation.Read more
Our members are community managed mental health organisations, large and small, local and NSW-wide service providers.Read more
Become a member
Join a strong network of community-based mental health organisations delivering better outcomes for people in New South Wales.Read more
MHCC supports NAIDOC Week and the theme “Voice. Treaty. Truth. Let’s Work Together”. As a community mental health organisation, MHCC understands the importance of working and walking alongside Indigenous communities, and of acknowledging the historical truth of trauma, its intergenerational impacts and the strength of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to determine the healing journey.
MHCC is currently running projects that work with Aboriginal communities to build awareness around accessing the NDIS and projects that work with communities to understand and develop effective psychosocial supports outside of the NDIS.
Our professional development training, “Culturally Informed, Trauma Integrated Healing Approach to Care and Practice”, is highly popular with the sector. The course is designed and delivered by Aboriginal people for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous workers who support Aboriginal people impacted by trauma.
We congratulate all the NAIDOC Award winners and particularly acknowledge the work of Thelma Weston, winner of the Female Elder of the Year, and her extraordinary contribution to women’s health and harm minimisation as manager of Winnunga Aboriginal Health and Community Services in Canberra.