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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
Mental Health Coordinating Council’s 2021–2024 Strategic Plan sets out our vision that people living with mental health conditions are supported to live meaningful lives in the communities of their choice. The plan focuses on the following three priority areas of activity:
Engage with decision makers and be a strong voice for community managed mental health organisations to support the delivery of effective, co-designed services for people with a lived experience of mental health conditions.
Leverage and support the capacity of the community managed mental health sector through the development of a skilled and sustainable workforce, promotion of best-practice approaches and stronger research and data collection.
Be a dynamic peak body with robust governance, financial sustainability, an active membership and engaged staff.
Strategic Plan 2019 – 2021
The MHCC Board is responsible for monitoring implementation of the strategic plan. A full audit is conducted every 12 months and adjustments made in response to the changing mental health environment.